Carmen L. McCrink, PhD
Associate Professor and Department Chair,
Higher Education Administration
Specialization in the MS in Org Learning & Leadership program
305-899-3702 (toll-free 1-800-756-6000, ext. 3702)
Carmen L. McCrink serves as Associate Professor and Department Chair of the Higher Education Administration at Barry University. She serves as the School of Education representative on the University’s Institutional Review Board. Prior to her employment with Barry University, Dr. McCrink worked for Miami-Dade College serving as Associate Dean and Executive Director of Federal and State funded grant programs. Given her tenure as an administrator and faculty member at the community college and university levels, Dr. McCrink has interest and expertise in areas such as community colleges; teaching and learning; curriculum development; internationalization of higher education; reading, writing, and literacy studies; Hispanic research issues; and critical thinking. Dr. McCrink teaches the Dissertation Seminar course, at Barry University, and has chaired a number of dissertation committees in the areas of leadership and higher education. Dr. McCrink’s latest (2014-2017) contributions to scholarship are listed below. Dr. McCrink is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, SAGE Publications, and the Inquiry in Education (online) Journal, National Louis University, Chicago. She is reviewer for the American Educational Research Association and the Comparative International and International Education Society on an annual basis. During her sabbatical (2009), Dr. McCrink completed a second master’s degree in reading, writing, and literacy studies at the University of Pennsylvania and was invited to teach a “Seminar on Community Colleges” as part of the University’s Executive Doctorate in Higher Education.