Meg Barnes

Instructor and Director of Undergraduate Career Preparation

Meg Barnes

Research Interests

Meg Barnes is a Management Instructor and Director of Career Preparation, earning her doctorate in Human and Organizational Psychology from Touro University Worldwide. She is a life-long learner with degrees from Auburn University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her experiences include healthcare management, organizational behavior, career planning, and competency-based education; her specialties encompass resume writing, interviewing, and negotiating. She co-chairs the University’s Career Council, whose members introduce career pathways and planning, collaborate on programming, and design experiential learning opportunities. Dr. Barnes leans toward project-based learning, simulations, community engagement, and artificial intelligence in crafting and customizing personalized learning.


B.S. Education, Auburn University Main Campus (1983)

M.Ed. Education, Auburn University Main Campus (1987)

EdS Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2007)

Ph.D. Human & Organizational Psychology, Touro University California (2019)