Dr. Anja Whittington


Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism
P.O. Box 6963
Radford, VA 24142
217 Cook Hall
(540) 831-2476
(540) 831-7724 (fax)


Ed.D. Individualized Program, University of Maine, 2005  

Concentration Areas: Gender Studies, Adolescent Development, Curriculum Design, Program Evaluation, and Outdoor Recreation
Dissertation Title: Girls in the Woods: An Exploration of the Impact of a Wilderness Program on Adolescent Girls’ Constructions of Femininity
M.Ed. in Science Education, University of Maine, 2001

B.S. in Forestry, University of New Hampshire, 1997 
Minor: Soil Science

Courses Taught:

RCPT 210: Introduction to RCPT        RCPT 230: Introdction to Outdoor Recreation        RCPT 260: Outdoor Leadership

RCPT 313: Program Planning             RCPT 321: Wilderness Trip Planning                     RCPT 325: Natural & Cultural Interpretation

RCPT 331: Outdoor Living Skills         RCPT 413: Professional Issues                              RCPT 460: Wilderness First Responder 

RCPT 470: Internship in RCPT           RCPT 476: Wilderness Institute

 Research Interests

Girls and women’s experiences in outdoor, adventure and recreational settings.  Youth development, camp outdcomes and college readiness skills.