Debra J. Jordan

Deb Jordan is a professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at East Carolina University.

She has published in several journals and authored or co-authored three textbooks (leadership, programming, and an introductory text) and several book chapters.

Deb has been involved in leadership positions in several state and national professional associations.

Further, she has worked as a naturalist in parks, outdoor trip leader, outdoor programmer for adjudicated youth, and as a director of leadership camps as well as camps for dependents of active duty service members.

Personally, Deb has been fortunate to travel internationally to many countries.

Her most recent adventures include a trek to the base camp of Mount Everest, and cage diving with great white sharks off the coast of Mexico.

In addition to international travel, Deb enjoys reading, kayaking, and visiting state and national parks.

Professor Jordan participates in Ask the Author, a Sagamore initiative that enables professors who adopt titles to communicate with the author and really understand what the book is about and how any ancillaries are intended to be used.