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Krispin Barr

Assistant Teaching Professor of Higher Education

Poe Hall 300J

919-515-1770

Bio

Krispin Barr is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Higher Education at North Carolina State University. She has 30 years of experience working in Student Affairs and Higher Education Administration at public and private institutions in the Southeast, Midwest, and Northeastern United States, including The Ohio State University, Lehigh University, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Most recently, Dr. Barr served as Dean of Students at Salem College. Her areas of oversight have included Residence Life, Athletics, Student Conduct, Health Services, Counseling Services, Diversity & Leadership Education, International Student Services, Career and Professional Development, and Student Wellbeing.

Dr. Barr received her Ph.D. in Educational Research and Policy Analysis from North Carolina State University in 2013. She received the Dissertation of the Year Award in Postsecondary Education from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) for her dissertation entitled, “The Historical Legacy of a Secret Society at Duke University (1913-1971): Cultural Hegemony and the Tenacious Ideals of the ‘Big Man on Campus’”. She also holds a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from The Ohio State University and a B.A. in History from Appalachian State University where she was recognized as a Top 10 Scholar.

Education

Ph.D. in Educational Research and Policy Analysis from NC State University in 2013
M.A. in Higher Education Administration from The Ohio State University in 1990
B.A. in History from Appalachian State University in 1986

Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught

  • EAC 540  Foundations of Higher Education and Student Affairs
  • EAC 543  Student Development Theory
  • EAC 595  Research and Assessment in Higher Education

Honors and Awards

  • Dissertation of the Year Award in Postsecondary Education from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) for her dissertation entitled, “The Historical Legacy of a Secret Society at Duke University (1913-1971): Cultural Hegemony and the Tenacious Ideals of the ‘Big Man on Campus’” (2014)
  • Luckadoo Outstanding Dissertation Award, NC State University (2013)

Services and Engagements

  • North Carolina Independent College Chief Student Affairs Officer Consortium
  • EDGES Engaged Scholarship Faculty Development Program, NC State University
  • Universities Studying Slavery Consortium (USS)

Research Areas