Joseph J. Bannon
Dr. Bannon's interests and publications, including his most recent book, Current Issues in Leisure Services, focus on planning and administration. His contributions to the literature include service as Founding Co-Editor, Journal of Parkand Recreation Administration and Founder and President of Sagamore Publications. Dr. Bannon has received Distinguished Fellow Awards from the Society of Park and Recreation Educators (SPRE) and from APRS, and the National Recreation and Park Associations' (NRPA) National Literary Award and Distinguished Professional Award, among others. He has served as officer or board member of several national park and recreation organizations and is also a Founder of the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA).