Dr. Jean Mundy, Ed.D., (deceased in 2009) is best known for her work in the area of leisure education and assessment in therapeutic recreation. Dr. Mundy developed the first instrument to assess the recreation functioning of the trainable mentally retarded.
She was a consultant to the United Nations, the Department of Defense, the Australian and Bermuda governments, the German Broadcasting Association, and the Joseph P. Kennedy Foundation. She has conducted training for the U.S. Air Force and for Navy Moral, Welfare, and Recreation personnel in the Orient, Europe, and the U.S.
Before becoming head of the Department of Human Services and Studies at Florida State, Jean was the coordinator of the Leisure Services and Studies Program.