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Barbara Ritter

Dean/VP for Executive Development and Career Services

Jonathan Doe
Contact Barbara Ritter
843-349-2071 britter@coastal.edu

Wall 214

Hours: by appointment

Bio

Barbara Ritter, Ph.D., is dean of the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration and vice president of Career Services and Executive Development at Coastal Carolina University. She is an expert in the field of organizational behavior and management education with more than 70 publications and presentations in the area. Ritter currently serves as an associate editor for the Organizational Management Journal, on the board of Beta Alpha Psi and as a board member for Beta Gamma Sigma; she previously served as division chair for the Academy of Management, Management Education and Development Division.  

Ritter has consulting experience in organizational culture, human resource policies, employee satisfaction, selection and promotion, performance appraisal and development, and data collection and analysis.  She is a recipient of a number of awards, including the Beta Gamma Sigma Outstanding Chapter Advisor, the Horry County Stardust Award for Outstanding Contribution, and most recently, the MOBTS Peter Frost Mentoring Award, which acknowledges individuals who are distinguished as gifted teachers and scholars and who unselfishly impart these gifts through mentoring students, colleagues and associates.

Education

Ph.D., University of Akron, Industrial and Organizational Psychology

M.A., University of Akron, Industrial and Organizational Psychology

B.A., Grand Valley State University, Psychology

Administrative Experience

Dean, E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration (February 2015-present)

Vice President of Career Services and Executive Development 

Interim Dean, E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration (June 2013-February 2015)

Chair, Department of Management and Decision Sciences (June 2011-June 2013)

Assessment Coordinator (2005-2013)

Director, Women's Resource Center (2010-2011)

Academic Experience

Professor, Department of Management and Decision Sciences, CCU (2013-present)

Associate Professor, Department of Management and Decision Sciences, CCU (2009-2013)

Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Marketing and Law (2004-2009)

Visiting Professor, Fachhochschule Mainz (University of Applied Sciences), Mainz, Germany (Summer 2009)

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Justice Studies, Kent State University (2004)

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychology, Cleveland State University (2003-2004)

Teaching Associate and Research Assistant, Department of Psychology, Department of Women and Gender Studies, University of Akron ( 1999-2004)