Wrote and received seven grants from organizations including the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and The American Heart Association
Presented at numerous national and international conferences including The American Sociological Association Meeting and The International Nursing Research Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark
Published in peer-reviewed journals including Journal for Juvenile Justice and Detention Services and Journal for Health Education
American Sociological Association
Society for Applied Sociology
National Education Association
United Faculty of Florida
Professor Barber earned his Ph.D., a Master’s in Philosophy and an M.A. in Sociology from The University of Kansas. He earned his B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico. His research interests include race and ethnic studies, social problems and medical sociology. He is widely published in academic journals and has presented at conferences in the United States and Denmark.