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Elizabeth Barrie, Ph.D.

Director
Department(s): Online Education
Office: MAB 107
Mail Code: 1038
Phone: 702-895-0334
Fax: 702-895-0637
Email: elizabeth.barrie@unlv.edu

Biography

Beth Barrie is director of the Office of Online Education where she focuses on supporting colleges with online program development. In her spare time, she serves on the U.S. National Park Service Interpretation and Education Advisory Council. Her research interests include the public understanding of science, informal education, and community engagement. She came to UNLV in 2008 from the Eppley Institute at Indiana University, where she was the project manager on the development of a competency-based online training platform for the National Park Service. Beth holds a B.A. in communication, an M.S. in outdoor recreation and resource management, and a Ph.D. in leisure behavior.