School of Public Affairs & Administration

School of Public Affairs & Administration

Barbara S. Liggett

Barbara S. Liggett Interim Director, Associate Professor

221 East Walwood Hall
(269) 387-8943


Ed.D., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University
B.A., Hope College (Michigan)


PADM 6270 Human Resources Administration
PADM 6290 Supervisory Skills for Administrators
PADM 6471 Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations
PADM 6441 Human Resources for Nonprofit Organizations
PADM 6630 Leading the Public Organization
PADM 6800 Project Paper Seminar
PADM 7120 Professional Field Experience (Graduate)
PADM 7300 Doctoral Dissertation

Research Areas

Leadership, Human Resources, Ethics, and Nonprofit Board-Staff Relations.

Associations & Affiliations

Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) through Human Resources Certification and the Society for Human Resources


School of Public Affairs and Administration
220 E Walwood Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5440 USA
(269) 387-8930 | (269) 387-8935 Fax