Acting Dean, Associate Dean, Associate Professor

Dr. Arel joined the faculty in 2006 after completing her PhD at Arizona State University. Prior to her doctoral studies, Dr. Arel worked as a senior auditor in a regional public accounting firm and is currently licensed as a certified public accountant. She is also a member of the American Accounting Association. Her teaching interests are in the areas of auditing, accounting information systems, fraud and forensic accounting and financial accounting. Her research focuses on the judgment and decision making processes of auditors and others. Her research has been published in Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Issues in Accounting Education, Advances in Accounting, Journal of Sports Economics and The CPA Journal.

Barbara Arel


  • Ph.D.


  • (802) 656-5478
Office Location:

302 Kalkin

Office Hours:

By appointment