Professor emeritus of Policy Analysis and Management, formerly the Dept. of Human Service Studies, Cornell University
Don Barr was born May 7, 1935 in Geneva, Ohio. He earned a B.S. (1957) in social and earth sciences at Miami University in Ohio,
an M.A. (1959) in sociology and a Ph.D. (1964) in guidance and counseling, both at Indiana University. When Barr first came to
Cornell in 1971, he was the director of the college's office of counseling and admissions. Later, he moved to the Department
of Human Service Studies (HSS), now called Policy Analysis and Management (PAM) and served a term as chair of this department.