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Dr. Holly Perry is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies. After earning her bachelor’s degree from Denison University in Spanish and International Studies, she worked in the hospitality industry in various front office roles.She then began her graduate-level studies in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at North Carolina State University, where she earned her Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.
Before arriving at The College at Brockport, Dr. Perry worked with adults with developmental disabilities as the coordinator of recreation and volunteers at a nonprofit agency in Stamford, Connecticut. She also has professional experience in the field of aquatics, having served for several years as a swim coach for Special Olympics and a swim instructor for children with physical and developmental disabilities. Her research interests focus on tourism, particularly urban tourism development and the socio-cultural impacts of tourism on local communities. She teaches courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level.