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 Faculty in Classroom Instruction- Beyond the Call of Duty Award" in 2002, and "The Outstanding Lecturer in Classroom Instruction Award" in 2006 from The Holman Learning Center. She received the "Outstanding Service in Higher Education" award from the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Eastern Michigan University in 2002 and 2003. 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: successful student success strategies, student responsibility, sustainable business practices, corporate social responsibility, triple bottom line business paradigms, small business management, and effective business communication.

Research-in-Progress- How Skip Downing's On Course Responsibility Strategies Impact MGMT 202: Business Communication students' achieved outcomes and experiences.