Lorene Olson, Ph.D., CTRS

Ph.D. Internship Coordinator, Professor 
Lorene Olson
Phone: 507.457.5499
Office: Memorial Hall, 122 A
Email: LOlson@winona.edu

Dr. Olson’s interests include intervention techniques utilized in therapeutic recreation programs, geriatrics, event planning, and how leadership and group dynamics evolve through participation in faculty-led travel programs.


  • Ph.D: University of New Mexico, 1989
  • BS and MS: University of Wisconsin La Crosse

Teaching and Research:

  • Leisure and Aging
  • Intervention Techniques
  • Leadership in Group Dynamics
  • Leisure in Different Cultures
  • Internships and Practicum