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Marijke Hecht
Assistant Professor
Summary Statement

My research focuses on how interactions between human and more-than-human nature in urban greenspaces provide opportunities for learning and stewardship.

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
  • Graduate Program
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM
  • Outdoor Recreation, Protected Area, and Environmental Education Research Group
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Education
  • Ph.D., Learning Sciences and Policy, University of Pittsburgh, 2020
  • M.S., Botany, Field Naturalist Program, University of Vermont, 2002
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Phone
Office Address
Penn State Greater Allegheny
Frable Building 201C
4000 University Drive
McKeesport, PA 15132
Interests
  • Environmental interest & identity development
  • Urban environmental education
  • Urban park stewardship
  • Sustainable design
  • Research-practice partnerships