J. Matt Barber
Matt Barber served as Policy Director for Cultural Issues with Concerned Women for America before joining Liberty University School of Law in 2008. In addition to his Juris Doctorate degree, Dean Barber holds a Master of Arts in Public Policy from Regent University and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management from Colorado Christian University.
Before his work with Concerned Women for America, Dean Barber was press secretary for an Illinois gubernatorial candidate. He was also a law enforcement officer for three years and a corporate fraud investigator for five years.
As a published freelance writer, many newspapers and online publications run his columns, including the Washington Examiner, Washington Times, Insight magazine, WorldNetDaily.com, TownHall.com, and others. Dean Barber frequently appears on Fox News, MSNBC, and CNN, and is a regular guest on dozens of talk radio programs and networks, including Michael Savage, G. Gordon Liddy, Michael Medved, Janet Parshall, Michael Reagan, and Dennis Prager.
Setting him apart from others in his field, Dean Barber served twelve years in the Army National Guard, and was an undefeated professional boxer, retiring in 2004. Several times prior to turning pro, he was a state and regional Golden Gloves champion, competing in the 1992 Western Olympic Trials and winning a Gold Medal in the 1993 Police and Fire World Games.