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Fiona R Barnes

Director, Management Communication Center

Business Phone:
(352) 273-3212

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Dr. Barnes is the Director of the Management Communication Center at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business where she teaches professional writing to online and on-campus and on weekend graduate students. Dr. Barnes received a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has over 30 years’ experience teaching writing on two continents. She has developed and taught writing courses and workshops for students and professionals in the fields of business, engineering, medicine, psychology, business, and chemistry.


  • PhD - Ph.D. in English Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993
  • MA - University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986
  • BA - University of Natal, South Africa, 1977

Research Interests

  • Business and Management Communication
  • Cross-Cultural Communication

Courses Taught

Book Publications

  • Homemaking: Women Writers and the Politics and Poetics of Home
    Published Year: 2011
    Authors: Fiona Barnes

Book Chapter Publications

  • Dismantling the Master's Houses: Jean Rhys and West Indian Identity
    Published Year: 1995
    Authors: Anne Brown, Marjanne Gooze, Fiona Barnes
  • The Short Fiction of Angus Wilson and The Short Fiction of Doris Lessing
    Published Year: 1992
    Authors: Fiona Barnes

Journal Article Publications

  • Resisting Cultural Cannibalism: Oppositional Narratives in Michelle Cliff's No Telephone to Heaven
    Journal: Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
    Published Year: 1992
    Authors: Fiona Barnes
  • Wide Sargasso Sea: Narrative as Guerrilla Warfare
    Journal: Placing Identity in International Women's Writings
    Published Year: 1992
    Authors: Fiona Barnes

Contact Details

Business Address:
University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Management Communication Center
Bryan Hall 233R

Business Phone:
(352) 273-3212

Business Email

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