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Tags: Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Nick Fuhrman loves teaching! He enjoys teaching undergraduate courses in natural history, environmental education, and teaching methods and graduate courses in educational program development and statistics. He hosts a national television series, “Ranger Nick,” and radio broadcasts on NPR. In 2018, he delivered a TED Talk, “The One Thing All Great Teachers Do” (, where he shares his passion for…
Prior Positions: Associate Professor, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 1998 - 2006. Assistant Professor, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, The University of Georgia, 1992 - 1998.
Previous academic positions: Texas A&M University - Department of Recreation, Parks, & Tourism Sciences (2008-2016; tenured 2014)
Dr. Boley’s research focuses on sustainable tourism development and how the unique natural and cultural resources of communities can be protected, packaged, and marketed to jointly increase sustainability, resident quality of life, and a community’s competitiveness as a tourism destination. Dr. Boley has published over 75 academic articles and is on the editorial board of three of the topic tourism journals including the Journal of Travel…

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