Texas Tech University

Barent (Barry) McCool, Ph.D., LCDR, USN. Ret.

Associate Professor/Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management

Email: barent.mccool@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-2199

Office: HS 288

Associate Professor - Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management

Barent (Barry) McCool


Barry McCool, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at Texas Tech. His research and publications focus on the reducing the risks of cancer/obesity and crisis management in the hospitality industries. He teaches Purchasing for Hospitality at the undergraduate level and Strategic Management and Operational Management at the graduate level. Dr. McCool has established research opportunities within the military community, including Ft. Bliss, Texas and Cannon AFB, New Mexico to reduce childhood obesity in military children through the use of technology.