Robert A. Stebbins

Ph.D., FRSC

Robert Stebbins is Faculty Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Calgary.  He specializes in the sociology of work and leisure, and has created a comprehensive Web site on The Serious Leisure Perspective, www.soci.ucalgary.ca/seriousleisure. In 2010, he published Social Entrepreneurship for Dummies (with Mark Durieux) and, in January 2010, Palgrave Macmillan released Stebbins’ Serious Leisure and Nature: Sustainable Consumption in the Outdoors (with Lee Davidson). Stebbins is an active volunteer in Calgary's French community.

He can be contacted at stebbins@ucalgary.ca