Dr. Michael Barrett is a minister in the Heritage Reformed Congregations and Vice President for Academic Affairs/Academic Dean and Professor of Old Testament at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. Formerly, Dr. Barrett served as president of Geneva Reformed Seminary. He earned his doctorate in Old Testament Text with a special focus on Semitic languages.
For almost thirty years, Dr. Barrett was professor of Ancient Languages and Old Testament Theology and Interpretation at Bob Jones University. He had an active role in the ministry of the Free Presbyterian Church until his coming to PRTS. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society and has published numerous articles in both professional and popular journals. He contributed to and served as Old Testament editor for The Reformation Heritage KJV Study Bible. Dr. Barrett and his wife Sandra have two sons and five grandchildren.