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The College of Health and Human Performance
Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies


Dr. Nelson Cooper

Dr. Nelson Cooper
Associate Professor

Recreation and Park Management Degree Program Coordinator

B.S., North Carolina State University
M.A., East Carolina University
Ph.D., Clemson University

Research Interests:
Recreational Sports, Recreation and Park Planning and Assessment, Youth Programming

Contact Information:
Carol G. Belk Building, Room 2406
Mail Stop 540
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

Related Manuscripts:
Cooper, N. L., Schuett, P., & Phillips, H. (2011). An Assessment of Participant Motivations in College Intramural Sports. Recreational Sports Journal (in review).
Obenour, W. L. & Cooper, N. L. (2010).  Tourism Planning and Power Within Micropolitan Community Development.   Community Development, 41 (3), 323-339.  
Cooper, N. & Jordan, D., (2011). The Perceived Impact of Involvement in Campus Recreation and Wellness on the Personal Leadership Development of ECU Students. Report submitted to ECU Campus Recreation and Wellness.
Cooper, N. L., & Evans, D., (2007) Rolesville Parks and Recreation Performance Management Plan. Report submitted to Rolesville Parks & Recreation Department.