B. Dana Kivel - Author
Since 2003, Dana Kivel has been a professor and former chair in the Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration at Sacramento State University. Kivel previously taught at the University of Northern Iowa and the University of North Carolina. In 2001, they received a Leverhulme Research Fellowship to live and work abroad in Leeds, England.
Prior to entering into academia, Kivel cofounded and directed the Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center (LYRIC). Celebrating its 34th anniversary in 2022, LYRIC is a nonprofit, support program in San Francisco for young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer.
Kivel also taught tennis at a summer parks program, wrote for a daily paper in Texas and a national feminist newspaper in Washington, D.C., and worked on a Quaker farm/summer camp in Vermont.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Recreation Profession, 4th ed.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Recreation Profession, 4th edition was developed to provide students with case studies, voices from professionals in the field, and theoretical and conceptual chapters that will assist them as they work to understand how to create more diverse and inclusive spaces and how to advocate for equity for participants, staff, and volunteers in a variety of recreation settings.
Diversity and Inclusion in the Recreation Profession, 3rd ed.