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Dr. Daniel Elkins

Kinesiology and Recreation - Chair/Director, Professor and Interim School Director

Contact Information:

Campus Box 5120

Phone: (309) 438-8661

Fax: (309) 438-5559


Office Hours:

Office: MCH 250H

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Degree Information:

  • Ph.D., Indiana University, Leisure Behavior
  • M.S., Indiana University, Park and Recreation Management
  • B.S. Southern Illinois University, Recreation

Research Interests:

Social psychological aspects of leisure behavior, factors contributing to non-participation in leisure activities, college student involvement and engagement in leisure activities


Evaluation, leisure concepts and theories, management

Professional Organizations:

National Recreation and Park Association, National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association, SHAPE America, Illinois Park and Recreation Association, American Collegiate Personnel Association, National Association for Student Personnel Administrators, The Academy of Leisure Sciences

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Move Information

During the construction phase of the new School of Kinesiology and Recreation / Student Fitness Center, faculty and staff who previously were located in McCormick are now housed in Stevenson 413 (Recreation and Park Administration) and Nelson Smith 201 (Physical Education Teacher Education).

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Kinesiology and Recreation
Campus Box 5120
250 McCormick Hall
Normal, Il 61790-5120
Phone: (309) 438-8661
Fax: (309) 438-5559

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