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Faculty

The Faculty

With many years of collective practice in providing services or programs in all sectors of the recreation industry, the Recreation Administration faculty at Texas State University represents a wide variety of professional backgrounds. We work together to help the Recreation Administration program graduates achieve ultimate success in the profession by providing exceptional programs and services for the communities and clients they choose to serve.


Steve Awoniyi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

<512-245-1313

sa11@txstate.edu

Lindsey Oakes

Assistant Professor

512-245-2951

lro19@txstate.edu

Anthony Deringer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

512-245-8072

sd1287@txstate.edu

Allie Thomas, MSRLS, CTRS

Graduate TR Internship Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

512-245-2383

kc37@txstate.edu

Jan Hodges, Ph.D., CTRS

Graduate Coordinator

Associate Professor

512-245-7482

jh223@txstate.edu

Jo An Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Undergraduate Coordinator

Associate Professor

512-245-1973

jz15@txstate.edu

Michal Ann Lord

Chief Education Officer

The Meadows Center for Water

ml10@txstate.edu

Rob Dussler

Assistants Director

Spring Lake Education & Research

mrd@txstate.edu