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Beverly Barrett

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Beverly Barrett

Research Interests

  • Organizational Behavior & Organizational Change, Economic Development & Governance, Europe & European Union, International Trade

Publications

  • Beverly Barrett. The Six Faces of Globalization: Who Wins, Who Loses, and Why It Matters. Harvard University Press, 2022, by Anthea Roberts and Nicolas Lamp. Book Review in Catholic Social Science Review, Volume 27, pages 168-170.
  • Barrett, Beverly. Chapter: Organizational Change Models. SAGE Business Foundations. To be published 2022-2023.
  • Barrett, Beverly. "The Governance of Higher Education" chapter in Erik Jones, Ed., European Studies: Past Present, and Future, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Agenda Publishing, 2020.
  • Barrett, Beverly. "La educacion superior en la Alianza del Pacifico: objetivos y logros de la cooperacion." In Peter Birle, Gabriela Michelini, Maria Victoria Santorsola y Fernando Lujan Acosta (Eds.) Politicas publicas para la internacionalizacion de la educacion superior en America Latina (pp. 137-156). Madrid: Ibero-Americana, 2020.
  • Barrett, Fernandez, and Gonzalez. "Why Universities Voluntarily Pursue U.S. Accreditation: The Case of Mexico" Higher Education journal Springer. Co-authored with Frank Fernandez and Elsa M. Gonzalez. (2020) 79(4), 619-635 (peer-reviewed).
  • Gregorutti, Barrett, and Dominguez. "Introducing a Bilateral Research and Innovation Agenda: A Case Study on Mexico and the United States." In Gustavo Gregorutti and Nanette Svenson (Eds.). North-South University Research Partnerships in Latin America and the Caribbean. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2018. Chapter co-authored Gustavo Gregorutti and Angeles Dominguez.
  • Barrett, Beverly. "Domestic Institutions and Foreign Assistance in Haiti: Requisites for Economic Development," Development Policy Review. 2017, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1111/dpr.12252 (peer-reviewed).

Books

    Globalization and Change in Higher Education: The Political Economy of Policy Reform in Europe (2017) - https://www.palgrave.com/gp/blogs/social-sciences/barrett-on-globalization-of-higher - Given the reality of globalization, international cooperation is more important than ever. Internationalization is ultimately the recognition of academic qualifications across countries alongside opportunities for the mobility of graduates and researchers. Today the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) includes 49 countries. The history, ideas, and institutions that frame our understanding of higher education are set out in my book, which provides a historical institutional theoretical perspective on change. This book provides an in-depth analysis of the process of change in the Iberian countries Portugal and Spain. There are economic, political, and social explanations for the policy reforms that have taken place Europe since the Bologna Process launched on June 19, 1999 in the historic university city of Bologna, Italy. Today's internationalization of higher education is a response to the pressures of globalization.

Working Papers

Barrett, Beverly. "Transatlantic Trade & WTO Reform: An Institutional Change Perspective." University of Miami: EU Center of Excellence, Paper Series, 2021.

Academic Associations & Editorial Boards

  • Reviewer, Journal of Common Markets Studies (peer-reviewed journal), 2017-present
  • Reviewer, Politics and Governance (peer-reviewed journal), 2020-present
  • Reviewer, Sage Publications, Qualitative Research Methods, 2020
  • Reviewer, Journal of Contemporary European Research, 2014-2016
  • Reviewer, Oxford University Press, International Political Economy, 2016

Activities & Interests

  • Bretton Woods Committee for international economic cooperation, member since 2020
  • Houston Committee on Foreign Relations, member since 2014, speakers committee 2015-, board 2019-present
  • Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), member since 2012 - CIES Special Interest Group (SIG) for Higher Education; Best Book Award committee member 2014-2018
  • Johns Hopkins University, SAIS, alumni chapter leadership, 2018-2020
  • Vanderbilt University, Steering Committee, Houston Alumni Chapter, 2013-2018
  • Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Emerging Leaders, 2012-16, Executive Committee 2015-16

Contact Info

Phone:
713-743-4680 
Email:
bfbarrett@uh.edu
Room:
MH 310B
Website:
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Courses

  • MANA 4341 Leading Organizational Change

Education

University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida * Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy, International Studies: International Political Economy and International Relations
Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Bologna, Italy and Washington, D.C. * M.A. Master of Arts, International Relations: Foreign Policy and International Economics
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee * B.S. Bachelor of Science, cum laude, Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College * Spanish minor, Semester at Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain