James Noyes

James Noyes
James Noyes
Assistant Professor, Chair
Outdoor Education, Leadership, and Tourism
603.396.8641
Lyndon
HAC 123
Academic History: 
Ed.D., Plymouth State University

About James Noyes


Dr. Noyes spent twenty years in the hospitality and recreation industry working in a variety of leadership positions including operations, food and beverage, retail, and adventure/activities. Drawing upon these diverse experiences has allowed him to create a multi-layered approach to his teaching in which students are challenged to think conceptually about their work while remaining grounded in the current realities facing the hospitality and recreation industries. Dr. Noyes believes that students who engage in experiential learning gain the dual reward of engaging critical inquiry and practical experience, which better prepares them to live fulfilling lives and rewarding careers.

Courses Taught


Intro to Business Software Technology and Information Systems
Fundamentals of Business Management
Human Resource Management Organizational Behavior and Management
Intro to College
Ethical Leadership (graduate course)
Intro to Mountain Resort Management
Leisure and Society
ST: Community Service and Civic Engagement 
Summer Mountain Operations
Mountain Resort Management Practicum I and II
Program and Event Planning
Resort Law and Risk Management in Mountain Recreation Services

Recent Publications:

.Noyes, J.C. (2020). The Effect of Contemplative Practices on Faculty Perceptions of Stress. Doctoral Dissertation, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, N.H.