Valeria J. Freysinger - Author

Valeria J. Freysinger is professor emerita in the Department of Kinesiology and Health at Miami University of Ohio where she was also a faculty associate in the Scripps Gerontology Center. Her teaching and research focuses on issues related to leisure, gender, life course development, and social equity.

She received her bachelor’s degree from York College of Pennsylvania and master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Before pursuing a PhD, she worked for several years in community services and community recreation and now, in addition to writing, also volunteers with several DEI non-profit organizations.

Leisure, Women, and Gender