Merry Moiseichik

Dr. Moiseichik received her undergraduate and masters degrees from State University at New York in Recreation Education.

She also received permanent certification in elementary education from the state of New York and the taught 6th grade in Moravia Elementary School for seven years.

She received a graduate assistantship at SUNY Cortland after which she taught in the department for a year.

She then went on for her doctorate at Indiana University where she become certified as a public administrator as well.

She arrived on campus at the University of Arkansas in fall of 1989.

Dr. Moiseichik is interested in the study of sport and recreation law.

She teaches most of the recreation and sport management courses in recreation and sport.

She is also interested in Community Development through recreation.

She provides consulting services to communities to encourage community recreation directors to provide quality recreation services.

She has written the best selling book in the history of the National Recreation and Park Association called Management for Park and Recreation Agencies and in 2004 finished a second edition which included an extensive compendium of field examples.

She has received the Distinguished Faculty Award for service from the University of Arkansas Alumni Association and received the National Recreation and Park Association Southwest Region Fellow Award, both for service to the University, state, and nation.