Elizabeth F. Barkley

Managing Member, Faculty2Faculty

Elizabeth Barkley is a founder and managing member of Faculty2Faculty. She also is Professor of Music History at Foothill College, Los Altos, California. With almost four decades as an innovative and reflective teacher, she has received numerous honors and awards, including being named California’s Higher Education Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, formally recognized by the California state legislature for her contributions to undergraduate education, selected as “Innovator of the Year” in conjunction with the National League for Innovation, presented with the Hayward Award for Educational Excellence, and honored by the Center for Diversity in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.

Additionally, her Musics of Multicultural America course was selected as “Best Online Course” by the California Virtual Campus. She was also named one of two Carnegie Scholars in the discipline of music by the Carnegie Foundation in conjunction with the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Elizabeth holds a B.A. and M.A. from University of California, Riverside, and a Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley.