Woods College Faculty

Janice Barrett

Adjunct Faculty


Dr. Janice M. Barrett is an entrepreneurial higher education leader with an innovative, proven track record in creating, leading and implementing successful academic programs, hiring and mentoring outstanding faculty and developing undergraduate and graduate curricula that increase student recruitment and support retention efforts. Her focus is on strategic academic planning, policy development, global workforce development, experiential learning, adult learner strategies for success and building external partnerships.

Selected Professional Experience

2006 - present, Founding Chair and Professor of Communication, Lasell College

2004 - 2005, Associate Dean, School of Communications, Quinnipiac University

2002 - 2004, Founding Director, Summer Program “Conflict, Communication and the Media,” Boston University 

1996 - 2004, Founding Co-Chair of Institute and Instructor in Education, Harvard University

Selected Publications & Research

Barrett, J. “Administration Changes Shape,” Ed Lines,  Harvard Graduate School of Education Newsletter (Fall 1990), pp. 5–6.

Barrett, J. “Alumnae Honored with Awards,” Regis Today  (July 1993), 8 (3), p. 12.

Barrett, J. “Alumni Day 1991 Honors Francis Keppel’s Life and Work,” Alumni Bulletin,  Harvard Graduate School of Education (Spring/Summer 1991), pp. 34–35.

Barrett, J. “Baccalaureate Ceremony Celebrates Accomplishments of Regis College Women,” Regis Today  (July 1993), 8 (3), p. 8.