Dr. Jim Barry is the author of Social Content Marketing for Entrepreneurs, a textbook used in the instruction of MBA courses. He has served as Professor of Marketing at NSU since August, 2004 where he teaches courses in social media marketing, consumer behavior, and integrated marketing communication. He won the 2019 President’s Distinguished Faculty Award and was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi earlier this year.
After graduating with a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Notre Dame, Jim completed an MBA in Marketing at DePaul University. He then received his doctorate from NSU.
Jim’s publications have appeared in many leading marketing journals primarily about social media marketing, content marketing, humor, storytelling, cross-cultural relational marketing and emerging markets. He serves on the editorial review boards of top journals like the European Journal of Marketing and the Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing.
He joined NSU after a 25-year career in executive marketing positions with AT&T Bell Labs, Gould Electronics, GE Aerospace, BFGoodrich Aerospace, Rockwell Collins and two start-up firms. His primary responsibilities as a director of marketing and strategic planner included mergers and acquisitions, business development and global marketing development for high tech electronics firms.
He and his wife, Claudia, reside in Delray Beach where they serve as pastors for Trinity Church International and facilitate a number of classes on biblical world views.