Ed.D., Boston University; M.Ed., Northeastern University
All forms of qualitative research, specifically historical and case study research
In addition to being an independent consultant, Dr. Barbeau is also a professor emeritus of Northeastern University in Boston, where he held a variety of academic and administrative positions during 33 years of service. In his last assignment, he served as dean and director of the Cooperative Education Research Center and directed their federally funded training center. He was also a tenured full professor of educational administration, and he has served as dean of one of the graduate schools and dean of Career Development Services. His training and consulting includes work in higher education administration, higher adult education, experiential education, human relations training, grant writing and proposal development, downsizing issues, legal issues in the workplace, organizational analysis, and emergency medical service instruction. Dr. Barbeau has conducted consulting and training throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, and Egypt and has published numerous journal articles and four books. Since 1992, he has served as a faculty mentor to Walden doctoral management students in the Leadership and Organizational Change, Knowledge Management, and Learning Management specializations, as well as the General Program. He has chaired or served on more than 200 dissertation committees.