Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Illinois-Urbana, Ph.D. in Community Health with a specialization in Rehabilitation & Disability Studies, 2018
Indiana University-Bloomington, M.S. in Recreation Therapy, 2016
University of Illinois at Chicago, M.S. in Disability & Human Development, 2012
University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.S. in Rehabilitation Psychology, 2009
- Member at Large, Board of Directors, American Therapeutic Recreation Association
- National Vice Chair of Synchronized Skating, Officials Training Committee for U.S. Figure Skating
- Skate United Lead for Adaptive Skating Subcommittee for U.S. Figure Skating
- Dr. James E. Mumford Excellence in Extraordinary Teaching Award Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching (FACET) Indiana University-Bloomington
- Avery Brundage Scholarship Award
- Irl H. Marshall Scholarship
- Ethelmae S. Merriam Academic Scholarship
Dr. Fecske's research aims to promote empowerment, voice, and advocacy with an emphasis on respecting the lived experience through exploration of sport environments for individuals with disabilities and enhancement of evidence based practices.
* denotes professional publication
Fecske, C.J.W. (Accepted, 2021). Pivoting With Collaboration and Coffee. SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education. 10.1080/1937156X.2021.1969528
*Fecske, C.J.W. (Pending publication). Introducing S.A.M., The Skating Accommodation Memorandum. Professional Skating Association Magazine. October/November 2021.
*Fecske, C.J.W. (Pending publication). Exciting Rule Updates For Adaptive Skating! Professional Skating Association Magazine. August/September 2021.
*Fecske, C. J. W. "Delegates Approve Comprehensive Board Restructuring Plan: Adaptive Skating". Skating Magazine. June/July 2021, p.7.
Fecske, C.J.W. (2021). Balancing Grace. Journal of Teaching and Learning with Technology (10)1. https://doi.org/10.14434/jotlt.v9i2.31399
Fecske, C.J.W. (2021). Large Class Virtual Poster Session. Journal of Teaching and Learning with Technology (10)1. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/jotlt/article/view/31235
Piatt, J., Fecske, C.J.W., Allsop, J., Kim, J., & Nemeyer, T. (2020). Recreational therapy during a pandemic: Embracing telehealth. American Journal of Recreation Therapy (19)1.
McLoughlin, G.M., Weisman Fecske, C., Castaneda, Y., Gwin, C, Graber, K.C. (2017). Sport Participation for Elite Athletes with Physical Disabilities Motivations,Barriers, and Facilitators. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 34(4)421-441.
Hicks, J.R. & Weisman, C.J. (2015). Work or Play? An Exploration of the Relationships between People and their Service Dogs in Leisure Activities. Leisure Research Sciences, 47(2).
Stumbo, N., Hedrick, B., Weisman, C., & Martin, J. (2010). An Exploration into the Barriers and Facilitators Experienced by University Graduates with Disabilities Requiring Personal Assistance Services. Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities, 1(14), 1-24.
Piatt, J. & Weisman, C. J. (2017). Perspectives on Recreational Therapy. Certification and Licensure. Austin, D. R. & McCormick, B. P. (Eds.). Sagamore-Venture Publishing LLC. Urbana: IL.
Fecske, C. J.W. (June, 2021). Accommodations and Asking for Help. Levelling the Playing Field: Supporting disabled students and early-career professionals through mentorship. Disability Section: Mentoring Program. American Public Health Association. Webinar.
Fecske, C.J.W. (November, 2020). Gliding for Everyone: Adaptive Ice Skating. American Public Health Association. Virtual Conference.
Fecske, C.J.W. (February, 2020). Exploring Participation in Sport Environments for Adults With Physical Disabilities as a Meaningful Experience. The Academy of Leisure Sciences, Urbana-Champaign, IL.
Fecske, C.J.W. (November, 2019). Toolkit Session #4-Rotating Roundtable on Getting hired and Tools in Qualitative Work. Researching the Margins, Bloomington, IN.
Fecske, C.J.W. (November, 2019). Exploring Participation in Sport Environments for Adults With Physical Disabilities. American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
Fecske, C. J. W. (April, 2019). An Exploration of Experiences in Sport Environments for Adults with Physical Disabilities. Evidence Based Practice Day. Philadelphia, PA.