Professional Work Experience (selected):
Research Associate (Sport, Tourism, Arts, Recreation and Society), Buckinghamshire New University, England
Adjunct Professor, Departments of Sociology and Psychology, University of Maryland-University College
Professor and Graduate Coordinator (2000-2012), Department of Physical Education and Recreation, Gallaudet University
Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, University of Georgia
Visiting Assistant Professor, Center on Aging, University of Maryland
Director of Day Camp for Senior Citizens (that featured intergenerational programming), Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Assistant Professor, Department of Recreation, University of Maryland
Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Pennsylvania State University
Other: Carol has (co)-authored: books, book chapter, refereed articles (appearing in over 20 different professional journals, including 12 journals outside recreation); as well has been selected (through referred review) to present at international and national conferences.
Additionally, Dr. Riddick has been the (co)principal investigator of grants exceeding $500,000.
Riddick has also served as Associate Editor to the Journal of Leisure Research, Leisure Sciences, and the Therapeutic Recreation Journal.
2006-07: Elected President, Society of Park & Recreation Educators
1994-2000: Board Member, Professional Certification Examination Committee/National Certification Board of the National Recreation and Park Association
1998-2000: Board of Directors, Society of Park & Recreation Educators
1999: Outstanding Teacher, Who's Who Among American Teachers (5th ed.)
1988: Fellow, Behavioral & Social Sciences Section of the Gerontological Society of America
1984: Living Legacy Award, Urban Gerontology Program at Morgan State University