Jeffrey H. Barker

Converse College

Jeffrey H. Barker is vice president for academic affairs and dean of the school of humanities and sciences at Converse College, where he has served since 2002. A philosopher by training, his scholarly work focuses on bioethics and includes books, book chapters, and essays in philosophy journals and law reviews. Barker serves as vice chair of the institutional review board for the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, as a member of the institutional biosafety committee of the Biomedical Research Alliance of New York, and as a consultant member of the bioethics committee of the South Carolina Medical Association. He also is past coordinator of CIC’s Workshop for New Chief Academic Officers.