When you choose Barry, you choose an exceptional education delivered by extraordinary faculty. We look for frontline teachers who are passionate about what they do. Over 80 percent of our faculty hold a PhD or the highest degree available in their field of expertise; many have received distinguished recognition or won prominent awards.
Outside of sharing their expertise, our faculty is dedicated to promoting equality, diversity, social justice, humility, and altruism, holding the belief that everyone can have a voice through education.
Dr. Marie-Michele Beauchesne
Assistant Professor of Management
"I've always had a passion for both education and business. I taught my first course while completing my PhD, and it was clear from the beginning it was the right profession for me. I love getting to know my students and sharing my experience with them."
Dr. Bruce Payne
Professor of Finance
"I wanted to teach, become heavily engaged in research, and share the results of that research with students, colleagues, and others."
Dr. Michael Tyler
Professor of Accounting
"I expect my students to learn and become comfortable with accounting—the language of business. I want my students to appreciate the value of accounting to business decision-making."
Public Administration Faculty
Dr. Richard Gary Orman
Professor of Public Administration
"Be prepared for a very vigorous learning experience."
Dr. Sandra L. Roberts
Associate Professor of Administration
"Stay focused and embrace the joy of learning. Don't forget to develop relationships with your colleagues and expand your networking opportunities."
Dr. Sandra Schrouder
Associate Professor of Public Administration
"Stay focused, manage your time, persevere, and enjoy the journey because it will end very soon!"
Adjunct Faculty – Emergency Management
"I think that this online program is perfect for the working professional who is interested in furthering their career in emergency management or making a career change into the field. This program is specifically tailored to be flexible, fitting into the schedule of public safety professionals."
"Do not be intimidated. Pursue your goals; they ARE achievable. Education is never a waste of time."
Academic Coordinator & Associate Professor, Health Services Administration
"I want my students to understand the ever-changing world of healthcare administration from a political, regulatory, social, technological, and economic standpoint—and the significant impact they can have if they consider all options from a strategic perspective."
"It is my hope that each of my students will leave my writing classes well-prepared to communicate clearly and effectively, with the skills necessary to be an integral and intellectual contributor to any working environment."
Dr. Anita Zavodska
Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences
"Teaching allows me to interact and engage with people, which I enjoy tremendously, while giving me the opportunity to increase their awareness and knowledge about the environmental issues that we face today."