Kristen Chmielewski, PhD

she/her/hers, Assistant Professor



MA, PhD, University of Iowa 

BA, Knox College 

Research Interests

  • Disability history
  • Therapeutic recreation
  • Critical disability studies
  • Inclusion and equity

Current Courses

RECR 201: Foundations of Recreation and Leisure

RECR 261: Inclusive Recreation Leadership

RECR 360: Professional Preparation Seminar 

RECR 376: Therapeutic Recreation Program Design

RECR 421: Therapeutic Recreation Trends and Issues

RECR 480: Leisure and Society

Selected Publications


Chmielewski CV.pdf (206.68 KB)