Rex (Dejai) Barnes
English, History and Social Sciences
History and Social Sciences Department Faculty, English Department Faculty
Dejai Barnes joined both the History and English Departments here at St. Mark’s in 2019. He earned his PhD in History of Christianity from Columbia, where he taught Literature of the Humanities to first year college students for several years. Prior to that, he earned his MA in History and Philosophy of Religion from Concordia University in Montreal, QC. Dejai coaches soccer and lives on campus in the Theiriot House dormitories with his wife Alanna, his daughter Willa, and their dog Bowie.