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KangJae Jerry Lee, Ph.D.

Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism,

University of Missouri-Columbia

KangJae Jerry Lee’s research interests include sociology of leisure, leisure behavior of race/ethnic minorities, serious leisure and recreation specialization, and intergroup contact in leisure context. His research and teaching have been recognized by the 2013 U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship from Texas A&M and 2012 Diversity Scholarship from National Recreation and Park Association.

David Scott, Ph.D.

Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences

Texas A & M University

David Scott’s research focuses on recreation specialization and serious leisure; leisure constraints; and non-use of parks, recreation service, and travels destinations. He was the 2011 recipient of the Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt Award for Excellence in Recreation and Park Research presented annually by National Recreation and Park Association.

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Racial Discrimination and African Americans’ Travel Behavior: The Utility of Habitus and Vignette Technique