Bruce E. Wicks, Ph.D.
Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism
College of Applied Health Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Ph.D. Texas A&M University, Recreation and Resources Development, 1986
Research and Professional Interests
Professor Wicks' special interests include; community tourism development and festivals and special event
management. He has served as the Co-founding Editor of Festival Management and Event Tourism and serves on the
President's Council and Foundation Board for the International Festivals and Events Association. He has recently
launched agritourism projects to help farm families direct-market their products to tourists.
Professor Wick's is currently studying the use and implementation of educational technologies in the university
environment and serves on the Educational Technology Board for the Urbana campus.
See curriculum vitae for information about awards, academic and professional honors, publications, and professional associations and certifications.