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Wendy Hunter Barker

Assistant Dean, Strategy and Operations

Wendy Hunter Barker oversees the Rady School of Management’s equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives, the implementation of the Rady strategic plan, executive education, the Rady Centers of Excellence, IT and facilities. 

Prior to joining the Rady School in 2020, Hunter Barker spent 15 years in various roles at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and nearly seven years as assistant dean of academic programs and communication at the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science and international relations from UCLA. She received her master’s degree in international peace and conflict resolution from American University.