Laura Valerius

Clinical Assistant Professor
Laura Valerius

Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation

Ph.D., 1990, University of Illinois-Urbana

Laura Valerius has taught at the University of Illinois and the University of North Texas in Recreation and Sport Management programs. Having worked in parks and recreation departments in Louisiana, Florida and North Carolina in the areas of program, special event, and sport management, Dr. Valerius blends academic and real-world experience in her teaching and research. Additionally, she owned and operated two special event franchise locations for more than a decade before returning to academia.