Clemson Univeristy - Ph.D.

Clemson Univeristy - Master of Landscape Architecture

University of Georgia - B.S. Ed Recreation Resource Management


Marquet, O., Ogletree, S., Hipp, J., Suau, L., Horvath, C., Sinykin, A. & Floyd, M. (accepted 3/2020). Effects of crime type and location on park use behavior. Preventing Chronic Disease.

Barger, B., Larson, L. R., Ogletree, S., Torquati, J., Rosenberg, S., Gaither, C. J., ... & Moody, E. (2020). Tree Canopy Coverage Predicts Lower Conduct Problem Severity in Children with ASD. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 1-19.

Ogletree, S., Powell, R., Baldwin, R., & Leonard, P.(2019). A framework for mapping cultural resources in landscape conservation planning. Conservation Science and Practice. 1(6).

Larson, L. R., Barger, B., Ogletree, S., Torquati, J., Rosenberg, S., Johnson Gaither, C., Bartz, J. M., Gardner, A., Moody, E., & Schutte, A. (2018). Green space, gray space, and anxiety in youth with autism. Health and Place. 53, 94-102.

Harris, B., Larson, L., & Ogletree, S. (2018, online 2017). Different views from the 606: Examining the impacts of an elevated linear trail on crime in Chicago. Environment and Behavior, 50(1), 56-85.

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Powell, R. B., Ramshaw, G. P., Ogletree, S. S., & Krafte, K. E. (2015). Can heritage resources highlight changes to the natural environment caused by climate change? Evidence from the Antarctic tourism experience. Journal of Heritage Tourism, 1-17.

Conference Presentations

Ogletree, S. (2020, March 29-31). Opting Outside: Analysis of social media imagery in the #OptOutside movement. SERR Conference, Asheville, NC, United States. (Conference Canceled)

Ogletree, S., Larson, L., Powell, R., White, D., & Brownlee, M. (2020, March 29-31). Parks as safe havens or crime magnets: Crime and proximity to parks in four cities. SERR Conference, Asheville, NC, United States. (Conference Canceled)

Ogletree, S. S., Nyakabwa, I., Dudley, K. (2017, April). Find your park online: An analysis of social media and the National Park Service Centennial. George Wright Society Conference. Norfolk, VA.

Ogletree, S. S., Chancellor, H. C., Chen, L. (2016, October). Mountain bike deserts: A spatial analysis of US mountain bike trail data. International Adventure Conference. Tralee, Ireland.

Chancellor, H. C., Pickney, H.,Chen, L., Beadles, B., Balidemaj, L., & Ogletree, S. S. (2016, October). Bicycles empower youth adventure. International Adventure Conference. Tralee, Ireland.

Chen, L., Chancellor, H. C., Ogletree, S. S. (2016, October). Danger or adventure? An exploratory study of views about riding public bicycle in Taipei. International Adventure Conference. Tralee, Ireland.

Hou, S., Powell, G., Ogletree, S., Lilienthal, P., & Crowder, E. (2016, October). Sizananni Effect – A Five Year Evaluation of an HIV Prevention Youth Camp Program. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.

Gagnon, R. J., Stone, G. A., Ogletree, S., & Garst, B. A. (2016, April). Alternative strategies for the assessment of socio-economic status in the leisure sciences. Northeast Recreational Research Symposium. Annapolis, MD.

Chen, L., Ogletree, S. S., Chancellor, H. C., Langley, A., Kim, G., Swain, J., & Keith, S. (2015, September). Developing adventure tourism through a bicycle friendly community perspective. Fourth Annual International Adventure Conference. Sheffield, England.

Chancellor, H.C., Ogletree, S., Chen, L., Langley, A., Keith, S., Kim, G., & Swain, J. (2015, September). Bicycle tourism: Understanding a growing adventure tourism trend. Fourth Annual International Adventure Conference. Sheffield, England.

Chen, L-H., Huang Y-C, Chancellor, H. C., Ogletree, S. S., Kim, G., Keith, S. J., & Langley, A. (2015, June). Who is riding bicycles on the roads? 2015 International Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure. Taipei, Taiwan.

Conference Posters

Beam, W., Hipp, A., Ogletree, S. (2020, March 29-31). Park Vegetation Equity in Charlotte, North Carolina. SERR Conference, Asheville, NC, United States. (Conference Canceled)

Ogletree, S. S., Huang, J., Floyd, M., Marquet, O., Alberico, C., Mazak, E., & Hipp, J. (2020, February). Differences in parental preferences for park attributes associated with children's use of parks in low income and racial and ethnic minority communities. Active Living Research Conference, Orlando, FL.

Nyakabwa, I., Ogletree, S. (2017, April). Social Media as a Communication Tool for Promoting COnservation and Park Visitation in the NPS. George Wright Society Conference, Norfolk, VA.

Harris, B., Ogletree, S., & Larson, L. (2016, February). Urban greenways and crime: What can we learn from Chicago’s 606? American Camp Association Research Symposium. Atlanta, GA.

Ogletree, S., Powell, R., & White, D. (2015, March). A GIS Analysis of Proximity to Parks and Crime in Greenville County. George Wright Society Conference, Oakland, CA.

Gagnon, R., Stone, G., Ogletree, S., and Garst, B. (2015, March). On Belay: An Assessment of the Sport of Climbing. George Wright Conference, Oakland, CA.

Technical Reports

Leonard, P., Baldwin, R., Kanno, Y., Jachowski, D., Powell, R., Nelson, A., & Ogletree, S. (2015). Interactive Conservation Planning and Design Phase I for the Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative. Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative.

Ogletree, S., Powell, R. B. (2015). Mapping cultural resources: A framework for incorporating cultural resources in conservation planning. Prepared for the Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative.


Can parks help cities fight crime?, The Conversation, published June 25, 2019.

Data and spatial analysis of pedestrian and bicycle crashes in South Carolina, with Palmetto Cycling Colation. 2015 - 2016

French Broad River Paddle Trail: Blueway planning and design in Western North Carolina - Spring 2011 - Terminal Project in conjunction with RiverLink, Asheville, NC.


  • Clemson Univeristy - Researcher, Park Solutions Lab - May 2019 - Aug 2019
  • Clemson Univeristy - Data Manager - May 2016 - May 2019
  • Clemson Univeristy - Graduate Assistant - 2013 -2016
  • Patagonia - Sales Associate - 2012 - 2013
  • Pearson Russell Design Associates - Designer - 2011 - 2013
  • Clemson University - Research Associate - 2011 - 2011
  • Clemson Univeristy - Graduate Assistant - 2008 - 2011
  • CMF International - Logistics & Facilities Manager - 2003 - 2007
  • Lotus Designs/ Patagonia - Field Representative - 1999 - 2003