Mr. Barfield has a B.A. in political science and a minor in history from Berry College. He earned his M.A. in history from Georgia State with a focus on 20th century American history.
Outside of academia, Mr. Barfield was a presidential ambassador at Berry College as well as a part of the emerging leader program. While achieving his graduate degree he was the secretary of the Association of Historians at Georgia State University. In his free time Mr. Barfield, who is a Georgia native, loves to hike and is a voracious reader.