Augustus Hallmon - 2021


Assistant Professor, Hart School
Year Started at JMU: 2021
Contact Info


Ph.D., Recreation, Sport and Tourism, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - 2016

M.S., Information Systems Management, DeVry University, Keller School of Management - 2010

B.S., Leisure Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - 2005



Professional Interests
  • Racial/neighborhoods/ecological effects on recreation participation
  • Organizational diversity
  • Cultural competency and recreation
  • Mentorship
  • Recreation programming
Personal Interests
  • Chess
  • Traveling
  • Pro wrestling
  • Food tourism
  • Church
Courses Taught
  • SRM 337 - Programming and Assessment in Sport and Recreation Management
Positions Held
  • Assistant Professor, James Madison University, 2021 - present
Key Publications

Anaza, E., & Hallmon, A. W. (2020). Thoughts and attitudes towards mimicking regulations and policy interpretations similar to Title IX. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 12(3), 365-386.

Hallmon, A. W., & McMillion, D. Y. (2020). The Intersection of Leisure and Racial Socialization to Promote Positive Practices. Positive Sociology of Leisure (pp. 175-194). Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

Hallmon, A.W., Myllykangas, S. A. & Nagata, S. (2020) A Profession-Based Learning Approach to Teaching Contemporary Parks and Recreation Students. SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education

Hallmon, A. W., Anaza, E., Sandoval, A., & Fernandez, M. (2020). Black mothers recreational choices for their children: a critical race theory story. Annals of Leisure Research, 1-15.

Hallmon, A.W. & Tapps, T. (2019).  The value of strategic mentorship in park and recreation agencies. International Journal of Evidence-Based Coaching and Mentoring, 17(1), 34-45.  

Certifications and Affiliations
  • Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP), National Recreation and Park Association, August 2010  Present (renewed bi-annually)

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