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Richard W. Barsness, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Barsness has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in academia

Throughout his career, Dr. Barsness has been celebrated for his contributions to the field

    BETHLEHEM, PA, July 16, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Richard W. Barsness, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Barsness celebrates many years of experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 55 years of professional experience to his credit, Dr. Barsness has been designated as a professor emeritus of Lehigh University since 2004. In his retirement, he has served as a professor with Lehigh in Prague from 2000 to 2015 and the director of the Office of Fellowship Advising from 2011 to 2013. He previously held a number of positions with Lehigh University, including as a distinguished service professor from 1995 to 2004, an executive director of the Iacocca Institute from 1992 to 1995, an Iacocca professor of business from 1992 to 1993, and both a dean and professor from 1978 to 1992. Excelling at Northwestern University as an associate dean from 1972 to 1978, an associate professor from 1969 to 1978, and both an instructor and assistant professor from 1962 to 1969, Dr. Barsness began his career as a budget analyst with the U.S. Bureau of the Budget from 1960 to 1961.

Dr. Barsness initially pursued an education with the University of Minnesota, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in 1957. He continued his studies with the aforementioned school, earning a Master of Arts in history in 1958 and a Master of Public Administration in 1960. Dr. Barsness concluded his academic efforts, graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy in American economic history in 1963.

A respected voice in his areas of interest, Dr. Barsness has been affiliated with a number of professional organizations. He is a member of the Academy of International Business, the International Association for Business and Society and the Business History Conference. Dr. Barsness has also been active with the Transportation Research Forum, the Academy of Management, Phi Beta Kappa, and Beta Gamma Sigma.

Throughout his career, Dr. Barsness has been celebrated for his contributions to the field. He was notably presented with the R.R. and E.C. Hillman Award from Lehigh University. Likewise, Dr. Barsness has been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in the East, and Who's Who in the World.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Richard W. Barsness has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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