Current Appointment & Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies School of Public Health; Indiana University-Bloomington

  • Adjunct Faculty Member in Geography, Anthropology, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo

  • Affiliated Faculty with Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis; Integrated Program in the Environment


  • B.S., Secondary Education Social Studies, Indiana University, 2000

  • M.S., Recreation, Indiana University, 2006

  • Ph.D., Leisure Behavior, Indiana University, 2009


Past Appointments

Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies
Associate Director of Center for Environmental Action
Earlham College
Richmond, IN 47374

Assistant Professor, Natural Resources and Recreation Management
College of Science
Marshall University
Huntington, WV 25755


James Farmer      812.856.0969