Albert C. Price
Professor Price joined the faculty of UM-Flint in 1980 as an Assistant Professor, and was promoted to Associate Professor, with tenure, in 1985, and to Professor in 1994. He received a B.A from Edinboro State University in 1973, an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut in 1975 and 1980, respectively. Professor Price’s major research and teaching interests involve the intersection of Public Law and Public Administration. His articles have been published in top-tier peer-reviewed journals such as the American Political Science Review, Social Problems, the Journal of Criminal Justice, Justice System Journal, Academic Medicine, and the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.
Professor Price has served as MPA Director for 24 of the 33 years the program has existed and continuously since 2001. He has been the Pre-Law Advisor and Director of the Law and Society Minor since 1994. Dr. Price has been involved in nearly all levels of faculty shared governance processes at UM-Flint. He served two terms on the Chancellor’s Advisory and Budget Priorities Committee and twice chaired the committee. He also chaired the Provost’s Advisory Committee. Dr. Price also served as the Chair of the Faculty Assembly and instigated the change to transform the university governance structure to become the Faculty Council. He was elected to a full term on the CAS Executive Committee.
Professor Barnes received his B.A. degree from Pomona College in 1982, his M.A. degree from Mississippi State University in 1985, and his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1995. He joined the faculty at the University of Michigan-Flint in 1996 as an Assistant Professor, and was promoted to Associate Professor, with tenure, in 2002.
Since joining the faculty at the University of Michigan-Flint, Professor Barnes has served as Assistant Dean for the College of Arts and Sciences from 2004 to present. Concurrent with his Assistant Dean duties, Roy has also served as Coordinator of General Education for the University since 2010. In addition, he has been a member of the General Education Curriculum Advisory Committee, Academic Assessment Committee, and Human Subjects Review Board since 2010, 2002-09 and 2011, and 2004, respectively.
Professor Barnes’ research interests are in the areas of interlocking corporate directors, social network analyses and political sociology.
Professor Gano-Phillips received her B.S. degree from the University of Michigan in 1988, and her M.A. degree and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1991 and 1995, respectively. She joined the faculty at the University of Michigan-Flint in 1994 as a Lecturer cum Assistant Professor, was appointed as Assistant Professor in 1995, and was promoted to Associate Professor, with tenure, in 2000. Professor Gano-Phillips served as Director of the Thompson Center for Learning and Teaching from 2003-07, Fulbright Scholar in General Education at the City University of Hong Kong in 2008-09, and Acting Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences during 2010. She was promoted to Professor in 2011 and served as Chairperson in the Department of Psychology in 2012-2013.
Professor Gano-Phillips’ research interests are in the area of General Education reform and institutional change. She has published one book, A Process Approach to General Education Reform (2010) and over a dozen refereed articles. She has also made over 30 conference presentations, and delivered almost 50 professional development workshops.