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Barry Hoy, Ph.D.

Chair of Administrative Studies Department

Associate Professor of Human Resource Management

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Dr. Barry Hoy serves as Chair of the Administrative Studies Department and Associate Professor of Human Resource Management at Saint Leo University. Prior to joining Saint Leo, Dr. Hoy served as Associate Professor and Academic Chair at DeVry University and Keller Graduate School. He previously worked with E.V. Williams, Inc., administering all aspects of the entire training and safety program for Virginia's largest mainline highway paving company, and with the Commonwealth of Virginia, developing and implementing an adult education and job skills development program for persons in alternatives to incarceration situations. Dr. Hoy brings 25 years of experience as a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Navy to his work at Saint Leo.


  • Ph.D. in Applied Management and Decision Science with a concentration in Learning Management - Walden University (2007)
  • M.S. in Human Resources - Troy University (1996)
  • B.S. in Education - Southern Illinois University (1992)


  • American Society of Trainers and Developers
  • American Educational Research Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management

Research Interests

  • Leadership styles from a multicultural perspective
  • Values, attitudes, beliefs and personality traits of a good leader
  • Technology in the workplace
  • Development of language skills in multicultural environments, including the nuclear work environment
  • Leader-member exchange

Select Publications & Presentations

Videometric: Conditioned Headturn Technique and Beyond. International Journal of Modern Engineering. 2011

Enhancement of the Condition Headturn Technique for Measuring Human Response to Auditory Stimulus. International Journal of Modern Engineering. 2008

Enhancements to the Conditioned Headturn Technique. Annual Conference of the International Journal of Modern Engineering. Nashville, TN. 2008.

The Impact of Attendance of a Brief Apprenticeship upon Organizational Citizenship and Employee Tenure. Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance national conference in Roanoke, VA. 2007.

Critical Thinking in the Technology Classroom. Virginia Community College System Annual Conference in Roanoke, VA. 2007.