C. Ben Farrow

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and International Programs, Associate Professor and Hunt Professor

C. Ben Farrow

McWhorter School of Building Science

Bachelor of Science in Building Construction, Doctor of Philosophy in Building Science

202 Dudley Commons Phone: (334) 844-4526

Doctor of Philosophy in Adult Education, Auburn University
Master of Business Administration, Vanderbilt University
Master of Civil Engineering, University of Texas
Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Duke University


Ben Farrow, Ph.D., is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and International Programs and Hunt Professor in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction at Auburn University. In his role as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Dr. Farrow is responsible at the undergraduate level for student recruitment, curriculum, enrollment management, student outcome assessment, academic advising, and career placement. His administrative duties also include facilitating international visiting scholars, study abroad, and other international programs.

Interest areas in research and practice:
Dr. Farrow's most recent scholarly research focuses on construction education issues and builds on his Ph.D. received from Auburn University in Adult Education in the Fall of 2016. Specific focus areas include learning-focused strategies and assessment to improve learning within construction education.