Mandy Harrison


  • BS, Psychology, Appalachian State University
  • MS, Outdoor Recreation, Southern Illinois University
  • PhD, Therapeutic Recreation, Clemson University


  • Outdoor Leadership
  • Outdoor Experiential Education
  • Leisure and Aging
  • Special Recreation
  • Expeditioning

Teaching Specialties

  • Experiential education, outdoor leadership, outdoor skills.
  • Inclusive recreation, leisure and aging.

Professional Affiliations / Organizations

  • Wilderness Education Association
  • Association for Experiential Education

Research Interests

  • Wilderness therapy program evaluation, self-efficacy.
Title: Associate Professor

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6324

Office address
HCC 33