My work is committed to the protection of souls of Black youth. I work with communities to understand how the racial identities of Black youth are shaped and the seek to understand how recreation can be leveraged to positively impact this process.
- Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
- Graduate Program
- Undergraduate Program
- Ph.D., Recreation, Parks and Tourism, Texas A&M University, 2009
- M.S., Recreation, Parks and Tourism, University of Florida, 2006
- B.S., Recreation, Parks and Tourism, University of Florida, 2002
803 Donald H. Ford Building
University Park, PA 16802
Pinckney IV, H. P., Outley, C., Brown, A., & Theriault, D. (2018). Playing while black. Leisure Sciences, 40(7), 675-685.
Pinckney, H. P., Brown, A., Sène-Harper, A., & Lee, K. J. (2019). A case for Race scholarship: A research note. Journal of Leisure research, 50(4), 350-358.
Pinckney IV, H., Outley, C., Brown, A., Stone, G., & Manzano-Sánchez, H. (2020). Rights of passage programs: a culturally relevant youth development program for Black youth. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 38(3), .
Pinckney, H. P., Bryan, N., & Outley, C. (2021). Black PlayCrit: Examining the Disruption of Play for Black Male Youth. American Journal of Play, 13(2/3), 210-229.
Pinckney, H. P. (2023). Courageous conversations: Risks, Race, and recreation. Parks Stewardship Forum, 28(3), 41-46.