James E. Barott

A photo of James Barott.

Professor

Leadership and Counseling

304Y John W. Porter Building

734.487.0255

[email protected]

Education

Ph.D., Organizational Leadership, University of California at Santa Barbara

Biography

James E. Barott, Ph.D., has served as a professor of educational leadership in the College of Education at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) for the past 12 years. Dr. Barott began his academic career at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) where he was mentored by Drs. Laurence Iannaccone and George Brown. His previous academic positions include serving as a lecturer and academic program leader in the Confluent Education Program at UCSB, assistant professor in educational leadership at the University of Utah, and associate professor in school administration and supervision at the University of Texas Pan American. Dr. Barott has focused his career on the development and mentoring of educational leaders. He specializes in teaching organizational theory, the politics of education and field study research methods. During his tenure in higher education, Dr. Barott has had the privilege of mentoring and serving as dissertation chair of numerous students. He has also worked closely with a number of specialist and master's students. He views his greatest achievement as the important contributions made to field of education by his students. Dr. Barott has published numerous articles and presented a number of papers with his former students and continues to serve as a mentor and advisor and friend to these students. He has received awards for his teaching and mentoring from the University, the College and the Department at EMU.

Selected Publications

  • Plouff, C. and Barott, J. E. (2012). "A Socialization model for entry of undergraduate engineering students into work-related organizations and occupational roles through a co-op program" Chapter 14 In Advancing the STEM Agenda, V. P. Veenstra, F. F. Padro and J. A. Furst-Bowe (Eds.). ASQ Quality Press, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • Malinoff, L. K. and Barott, J. E. (2011). "Both sides of mentoring: A leader's story", Chapter 12 In Women as Leaders in Education: Succeeding Despite Inequity, Discrimination, and Other Challenges, Jennifer L. Martin (Ed.), ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, CA.
  • Guernsey, D. and Barott J. E. (2008). "Conflict in independent Catholic schools", Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 485–502. University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN.
  • Poczwardowski, A, Barott, J. E., and Jowett, S. (2006). "Diversifying approaches to research on athlete-coach relationships", Psychology of Sport and Exercise Journal, 7, pp.125–142. Special issue on interpersonal relationships in sport and exercise settings. European Federation of Sport Psychology, Elsevier.
  • Poczwardowski, A, Barott, J. E., and Peregoy, J. (2002). "The athlete and coach: Their relationship and its meaning", Methodological concerns and research process. International Journal of Sports Psychology, 33(1), 98–115.
  • Poczwardowski, A, Henschen, K. P., and Barott, J. E. (2002). "The athlete and coach: Their relationship and its meaning", Results of an interpretive study. International Journal of Sports Psychology, 33(1), 116–140.

Teaching

  • EDLD 613 Introduction to Higher Education
  • EDLD 622 Organization and Administration of Higher Education
  • EDLD 740 Advanced Organizational Theory
  • EDLD 679 Qualitative Research I
  • EDLD 681 Qualitative Research II
  • EDLD 712 Analysis of Research in Administration
  • EDLD 713 Field Based Research
  • EDLD 781 Qualitative Research in Educational Leadership
  • EDLD 794 Seminar in Educational Leadership Research
  • EDLD 810 Ethics and Policy Analysis
  • EDLD 820 Politics of Educational Leadership
  • EDLD 895 Dissertation Research Seminar
  • EDLD 896–899 Dissertation Research

Research Interests

  • Educational organization and leadership studies
  • Field study research methods
  • Higher and K–12 education
  • Organizational change and persistence
  • Politics of education

Selected Presentation

  • Muwonge, C. and Barott J. E. (2010). Africa's Initiative to Create a United States of Africa, Successes and Pitfalls. Regional Comparative and International Society Conference. Eastern Michigan University. Ypsilanti, MI, October 2010.
  • Muwonge, C. and Barott J. E. (2010). Cultural Environment: Ecclesiastical Governance and Control of Catholic Universities and Colleges. Regional Comparative and International Society Conference. Eastern Michigan University. Ypsilanti, MI, October 2010.
  • Muwonge, C. and Barott J. E. (2010). Governance by Delegation: Investigating the Degree to which Seminary Operations are Determined by the Catholic Church. MAPEA Research Symposium. Michigan State University. Lansing, MI, March 2010.
  • Muwonge, C. and Barott J. E. (2009). Ecclesiastical control and governance in Catholic Universities and colleges. Rouge Forum Conference. Ypsilanti, MI, May 15, 2009.
  • Muwonge, C and Barott J. E. (2009). Ecclesiastical control of governance of independent Catholic Universities: A case study of Ave Maria University, Florida. Graduate Research Fair. Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI. March 23, 2009.
  • Muwonge, C. and Barott, J. E. (2008). Catholicism: A historical review of an intellectual ideological revolution with religious, political and social ramifications. Michigan Association of Professors of Education Research Symposium. Eastern Michigan University. Ypsilanti, MI. October 22, 2008.
  • Flowers, R., Hughes, R., Satterfield, J. and Barott, J. (2008). Sports and Athletes in Education: Educational Leaders or Managers of Athletic Enterprises. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the North American Society for Sport Management, Toronto.
  • Barott, J. E. (April 2008). Chair and Discussant. Session title: The New Institutional Histories. Division F: History and Historiography. Division of the American Educational Research Association, New York City.
  • Barott, J. E. (November 2007) Chair and Discussant. Session title: How Intercollegiate Student Athletes Influence College. Association for the Study of Higher Education, Louisville, KY.
  • Barott, J. E. (April 2007). Student Athletes: An Organizational Understanding. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.
  • Satterfield, J., Hughes, R., Howard-Hamilton, M., Gaston-Gayles, J., Barott, J. and Croft, C. (November 2006). Factors Affecting Intercollegiate Student Athletes and Athletics. Symposia Session at the 2006 annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Anaheim, CA.
  • Poczwardowski, A., Barott, J. E., Wolfe, B., and Jowett, S. (September 2006). Advancing Understanding of Athlete-Coach Relationships: Issues for Research and Practice. Poster presented at the 2006 Annual AAASP Conference, Miami.
  • Barott, J and Shinn, J. (April 2005). Access and excellence: Teaching, scholarship, and a successful tenure and promotion process. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Quebec.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Special Interest Groups (SIGs) of AERA
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education
  • Michigan Association for Professors of Educational Administration