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Barbara Foyil, Ph.D.

Barbara H. Foyil, Ph.D. has spent three decades working with her husband Jack L. Foyil helping to reestablish the glass container industry in former USSR countries, as well as China, and throughout South America. Dr. Foyil was responsible for the development of training programs and the enlistment of experts in specific areas related to glass manufacturing. Upon returning to the United States after seven years living in Barcelona, Spain Dr. Foyil returned to school, earning a MA in Educational Technology and Leadership from Pepperdine University. With her interest in education growing in the field of adult learning theory Dr. Foyil went on to pursue and earn a Ph.D. from Capella University in Post-secondary Adult Education focusing on Andragogy.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
Blog Posts Published


American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


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College of Doctoral Studies