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Bari Courts, Ph.D.

Business | Adjunct Professor

Ph.D. in Organizational Management (July 2001-October 2005) – Capella University; Minneapolis, Minn.
M.B.A. in Management – University of Cincinnati
B.A. in Mathematics (1989) – Kenyon College
Bari has been teaching online for over 10 years now. He has taught e-Commerce, Economics, Management, Organizational Behavior, Research Methodology and Statistics. His professional background includes some time in the insurance industry and a position as a project manager for a major ERP software implementation. He also owns a small self storage business just outside of Cincinnati.

Professionally he is a board member of two organizations, conducts presentations on various topics and writes course curriculum. His research interests include writing about social media. Bari's most recently published article is titled The Influence of Social Media on 21st Century Leaders.

His family life is somewhat unique. He and his wife have six kids, but four are adopted. Their older son and daughter (who is in college). Then in 2011 they added two little girls from Russia who are now ages 8 and 9. Very recently they added two little boys from Africa (ages 5 and 7). The boys took over two years to get paperwork completed, so they were very excited when they found out they would finally make it home. Education Ph.D. – Capella University – Organization and Management; Minneapolis, Minnesota July 2001 – October 2005
Primary subjects – organizational development, e-business strategies, and research methods.
Dissertation: FINAL AUCTION PRICE DETERMINANTS ON EBAY
University of Cincinnati ‘91 – Management
Cincinnati, Ohio August 1989 – June 1991
Primary subjects – management, leadership, quantitative analysis, marketing, strategic planning, and entrepreneurship
BA - Kenyon College ‘89 - Mathematics
Gambier, Ohio August 1985 – June 1989
Primary subjects – mathematics, computer science, and economics.
Senior Comprehensive Presentation Topic – Mathematics: Prime Numbers
Graduate Certificate – Online Instructional Design - Capella University ‘03
Pending MA - Ashford University - Accounting and Human Resources Administration