Bruce B. Hronek

Bruce Hronek is a professor in the Department of Recreation and Park Administration at Indiana University, assistant department chair, senior fellow in the Eppley Institute, and director of the National Center for Recreation Resources.

Hronek conducts seminars nationally and internationally on legal liability, philanthropy, recreation, and natural resource management.

He received a law degree (MLS) from Antioch Law School, a master's of business administration from Western International University, and a BS in forestry at the University of Idaho. Hronek worked for the U.S. Forest Service for 33 years.

Hronek is the author or coauthor of three books including Risk Management for Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Services (2011), Legal Liability in Recreation, Sports, and Tourism (2007), and Forests of Discord: Options for Governing Our National Forest and Federal Public Lands (1999) and of a number of recreation, natural resource, and law articles.

He has numerous teaching awards including two University Teaching Excellence Awards and two University Trustees Outstanding Teaching Awards at Indiana University.