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 coauthored three textbooks (leadership, programming, and an introductory text) and several book chapters.

Jordan 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 director of leadership camps and camps for dependents of active duty service members.

Personally, Jordan 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, Jordan enjoys reading, kayaking, and visiting state and national parks.

PJordan 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.