Rutgers GSE CMSI

Daniel Theriault

 Daniel Theriault is the coordinator of the Recreation and Leisure Services major at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina. His work is focused on promoting social justice in and through youth recreation services. Within the social justice domain, he investigates culturally sensitive programming strategies and history as a means to both challenge oppression and enriches leisure discourse. His research has been published in journals within the leisure studies (e.g., Leisure Sciences, Journal of Leisure Research), youth development (e.g., Journal of Youth Development) and health promotion (e.g., The Journal of Rural Health) fields. He married the love of his life, Alexandra, in June 2017. In his free time, Daniel can be found either hiking or getting ready to hike. Daniel obtained his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.