Lisa Barley

Lisa Barley

Full-Time Lecturer in Management


312 Hill


[email protected]


  • Ph.D. Wayne State University
  • MA Kent State University

Professional Summary

As a Full-Time Lecturer in the Department of Management since January 1999, Dr. Barley has enjoyed teaching business communication courses at Eastern Michigan University. In acknowledgement of her outstanding teaching abilities, she received "The Outstanding Lecturer Award" in 2020 from the Department of Management. Her passion is developing outstanding business professionals through practical business educational experiences.

Courses Taught

  • MGMT 202: Business Communication
  • MGMT 403: Managerial Communication

Research Interests & Projects

Dr. Barley's research interests are in the areas of: scholarship of teaching and learning, technology, digital communication, social media, cross-cultural student media preferences for course communications, media richness and late developing advantage theory.

Conference Proceedings/Research In-Progress:

Barley, L., Barker, K., Chao, S., and Wagner-Marsh, F. (October, 2019). Conference paper  "Click to Click": Students' Media Preferences for Course Communications: A Comparison Study of Undergraduate and Graduate Students in the U.S. and China. Association of Business Communication International Conference, Detroit, Michigan.

Selected Publications

Barley, L. (June 24, 2020). The (Trade) Show Must Go On.  BizEd (AACSB International).  Retrieved from http:// trade-show-must-go-on

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Business Communication (member since 2018)