Theobald, William F.

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THEOBALD, William F.

THEOBALD, William F. American, b. 1934. Genres: Recreation. Career: Village of Garden City, NY, assistant superintendent of recreation, 196063; Village and School District of West Hempstead, NY, director of community recreation, 1963-67; Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY, assistant to the dean of administration, 1971-73, chairperson of Recreation Division, Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1967-74; University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, head of Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, 1974-77; Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, divisional chairperson, Department of Health, Kinesology, and Leisure Studies, 1977-, director of Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Travel and Tourism, 1988-, and professor of recreation and tourism. Visiting professor; consultant. Publications: (ed.) Catalogue of Ontario Research in Leisure and Recreation, 1975; The Female in Public Recreation: A Study of Participation and Administrative Attitudes, 1976; Evaluation of Recreation and Park Programs, 1979; The Evaluation of Human Service Programs, 1985; (ed. and contrib.) Global Tourism: The Next Decade, 1994; (ed. with Frank Go and Hai-lin Qu, and contrib.) Reducing the Barriers to International Tourism, 1995. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to recreation and education journals. Address: Department of Health, Kinesology and Leisure Studies, Purdue University, 114 Lambert St., West Lafayette, IN 47907, U.S.A.