Awards

In 2016 the Roy Wolfe Award was presented to Professor Honggang Xu and the John Rooney Award was presented to Professor Alison Gill.

The Student Paper Awards were last presented in both categories in 2015 to two students:

Master’s Student Paper Award: Erica Hann (Penn State University)

PhD Student Paper Award: Nitasha Sharma (Indiana University)

Roy Wolfe Award Recipients

For outstanding contributions to the field and discipline of Recreation, Tourism and Sport Geography

Honggang Xu, Sun Yat-sen University, China (2016)
Jarkko Saarinen, University of Oulu, Finland (2013)
Sanjay Nepal, University of Waterloo, Canada (2012)
Wes Rhoel, Temple University (2010)
Dan Knudsen, Indiana University (2009)
Victor Teye, Arizona State University (2008)
Anne-Marie d’Hautessere, University of Waikato, New Zealand (2006)
Dallen Timothy, Arizona State University (2005)
Dimitri Ioannides, Southwest Missouri State University (2003)
Keith Debbage, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (2002)
Alison Gill, Simon Fraser University, Canada (2001)
Alan A. Lew, Northern Arizona University (2000)
Rudi Hartman, University of Colorado, Denver (1999)
Klaus Meyer-Arendt, University of West Florida (1998)
Robert Janiskee, University of South Carolina (1996)
Charles A. Stanfield, West Chester State College, Pennsylvania (1995)
Carlton S. VanDoren, Texas A&M University (1994)
Richard W. Butler, University of Western Ontario, Canada (1993)
Peter E. Murphy, University of Victoria, Canada (1992)
Geoffrey Wall, University of Waterloo, Canada (1991)
Richard V. Smith, Miami University, Ohio (1990)
John Rooney, University of Oklahoma (1989)
Lisle S. Mitchell, University of South Carolina (1988)

John Rooney Applied RTS Award Recipients

For outstanding contributions to the field and discipline of Applied Recreation, Tourism and Sport Geography

Alison Gill, Simon Fraser University, Canada (2016)
Alan A. Lew, Northern Arizona University (2013)
Wes Roehl, Temple University (2008)
Geoffrey Wall, University of Waterloo, Canada (2000)
Lloyd Hudman, Brigham Young University (1999)
Mark Okrant, Plymouth State College (1998)
Robert A. Britton, American Airlines (1997)

Student Paper Competition