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Beverly Barrett

Educator, Researcher, and Global Policy Specialist

Beverly Barrett, PhD, is an educator, researcher, and global policy specialist. With a focus on global business and economic policy, she specializes in regional integration, international trade, institutional governance, and education. She has been faculty at the University of Houston, Bauer College of Business & Hobby School of Public Affairs and the University of St. Thomas, Cameron School of Business. Dr. Barrett earned her doctorate in International Studies at the University of Miami in Florida while serving in a research fellowship with the European Union Center of Excellence. Proficient in Spanish, Italian, and French, she studied at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain while at Vanderbilt University (B.S. cum laude). In the M.A. program at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Bologna, Italy and Washington, D.C., she specialized in International Economics and Foreign Policy. Dr. Barrett’s background includes service in public affairs with the U.S. House of Representatives, the White House Office of Cabinet Affairs, the U.S. Department of State in Helsinki, Finland, and the Federal Reserve Bank. She has served as Visiting Faculty in International Business at Universidad de las Americas Puebla (UDLAP), a U.S.-accredited university in Mexico. She is the author of Globalization and Change: The Political Economy of Policy Reform in Europe, published by Palgrave Macmillan. As well, Dr. Barrett is the host of the podcast Global Bridges: Changing Flows of People and Trade launched in 2021 about economic recovery from the pandemic around the world.

Photo credit: Sarah Austin @ Magnolia Portraits, Houston

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