Dr. Bieber (vita in PDF) joined the faculty in 1991, coming to Lexington from the College of William and Mary where he was a Visiting Assistant Professor. Dr. Bieber has served as Director of the Office of Higher Education Research in the College of Education since 1993.
Dr. Bieber’s areas of teaching concentration include college teaching and learning with a special emphasis on contemporary curricular issues in higher education, college and university faculty, and student services in higher education. He also teaches “Introduction to Higher Education”.
Dr. Bieber holds an M. A. in student personnel work in higher education from The Ohio State University and a B. A. in history from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His areas of academic interest and expertise focus on contemporary challenges and issues concerning the professoriate including the sociology of the academic profession, curricular issues in higher education, and the critical analysis of student development theory as it applies to student services in higher education.