Rasul Mowatt

Rasul Mowatt

Associate Professor, American Studies

Director, Graduate Studies

Associate Professor, Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006
  • M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002
  • B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995

Research interests

social justice; cultural studies; critical pedagogy; leisure behavior

Sub-research interests

racial identity; social inequity (diversity education); leadership (transformational leadership theory) and management best practices (team management & team-based learning); violence and deviancy; governmentality and policy analysis; participatory research; critical historical analysis; media and narrative analysis; use of visual materials and visual methodology; community development (service-learning), and active learning

Selected honors + awards

  • Division of Student Affairs Gordon Faculty Award, 2015
  • Trustees Teaching Award, 2015; 2012; 2010; 2009; 2008
  • Nuvo's Annual Best of Best. Nomination for Best Bloomington Professor/Instructor
  • The Beth Wood Distinguished Service-Learning Faculty Award, 2015-2016; 2014-2015; 2013-2014; 2012-2013
  • Academy of Leisure Sciences (ALS) Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014
  • Mack Fellow, Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching (FACET), 2014 and 2013
  • Academy of Leisure Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013
  • Commission of Multicultural Understanding Faculty Member Award, 2013
  • Student Choice Award, Indiana University Student Foundation Award, 2009
  • Faculty Fellowship, Office of Service Learning Faculty Fellows Program, 2009