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Research awards

Faculty members in Recreation and Leisure Studies have received significant honours in recognition of their contributions, especially with respect to research and scholarship, including:

Fellow of the Academy of Leisure Sciences

The Academy of Leisure Sciences was founded in 1980 to honor scholars who had made significant contributions, through their research and writings, to the field of leisure sciences. The following department members have been elected as Fellows of the Academy.

Elliott Avedon (Professor Emeritus)
Sherry Dupuis
Troy Glover
Mark Havitz
Corey Johnson
Roger Mannell (Distinguished Professor Emeritus)
Ron McCarville
Diana Parry
Alison Pedlar (Distinguished Professor Emerita)
Sue Shaw (Distinguished Professor Emerita)
Bryan Smale
Stephen Smith
Jiri Zuzanek (Distinguished Professor Emeritus)

Fellow of the World Leisure Academy

Mark Havitz
Sue Shaw (Distinguished Professor Emerita)

Fellow of the International Statistical Institute

Stephen Smith

Fellow of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism

Stephen Smith

Certificate of Merit, Canadian Minister of the Environment

Paul Eagles (Distinguished Professor Emeritus)

Jack Pearse Award of Honor, Canadian Camping Association

Troy Glover

Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt Research Excellence Award

Mark Havitz
Roger Mannell (Distinguished Professor Emeritus)
Sue Shaw (Distinguished Professor Emerita)

Ontario Early Researcher Award

Steven Mock
Bryan Grimwood

Allen V. Sapora Research Award

Roger Mannell (Distinguished Professor Emeritus)
Sue Shaw (Distinguished Professor Emerita)

Special Recognition Award for Excellence in Research, Alzheimer Society of Canada

Sherry Dupuis

Rose Dobrof Award, Best Article in Journal of Gerontological Social Work

Sherry Dupuis

Patient Commando's Canadian Women Changing Health Care

Sherry Dupuis

University of Waterloo Outstanding Performance Award

Sherry Dupuis (2005, 2010, 2013)
Paul Eagles (2007; Distinguished Professor Emeritus)
Leeann Ferries (2016)
Troy Glover (2013)
Bryan Grimwood (2014)
Mark Havitz (2009)
Heather Mair (2015)
Steve Mock (2012)
Diana Parry (2006, 2016)
Alison Pedlar (2004; retired)
Bryan Smale (2006)
Stephen Smith (2008)