Alicia Pola head shot

Assistant Professor

Department Health and Fitness Studies

Mailing Address

Regis College

235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493


    Typical classes taught:

    • Leadership Development in Adaptive Sport
    • Disabling Conditions, Health and Function
    • Facilitation Techniques for Adults
    • Internship in Therapeutic Recreation


    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, Clemson University

    Fernandez, M., Pola, A.D., Rose, J., Harris, B. (2022). Antiracist Storytelling: Latinx Graduate Students and Faculty Experiences in Academia. Leisure/Loisir, 47(1), 85-100.

    Santiago Perez, T., Pola, A.D., Crowe, B.M.,Van Puymbroeck, M., Schmid, A. (2020). The emerging healthcare professional: Certified yoga therapist (C-IAYT). Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 39(1), 1-8.

    Pola, A. and Nelson, R. (2014). The impact of bibliotherapy on positive coping in children who have experience disaster. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 48(4), 341-344.

    "The Power of Anti-racist Story Telling: Highlighting the Voices of LatinX Graduate Students." The Academy of Leisure Science Annual Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana. February 2023.