Community development theory and practice, public policy, human services planning and program evaluation, non-profit management, park and recreation management.
Richard Knopf, Ph.D., has dedicated his career to community development instruction and practice. He serves as director of the ASU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, director of ASU's Partnership for Community Development and professor in the School of Community Resources and Development at ASU. His expertise rests in advancing community quality of life by building innovative inter-generational partnerships among businesses, government, nonprofit and community service organizations. In 2014, he was awarded the Community Development Achievement Award from the Community Development Society.