- Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics & Curriculum and Instruction, Iowa State University
- Master of Science in Statistics, Iowa State University
- Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Bradley University
Barnet is a professor of statistics in the department of mathematics. Her research interests include statistics education, applied statistics and teaching statistics with technology. She previously worked at Eastman Kodak as a statistician.
In her free time, Barnet knits and quilts and is the leader of a Girl Scout troop. As for distance education, she enjoys meeting such a large variety of different students.