Trey Dimsdale

Executive Director, Center for Religion, Culture & Democracy 

Prior to joining the First Liberty team, Trey was director of program outreach at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty where he directed many of the internationally-ranked think tank’s most notable initiatives. Trey has spoken in a variety of settings including the European Parliament, major international conferences, and academic colloquia on issues as diverse as human rights, the social good of religion, and the role of the church in combating poverty. His writing has appeared in the Washington Times, Religion and Liberty TransatlanticPublic Discourse, and other outlets. 

Trey completed his undergraduate education in history and political science at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and in 2006 he completed a law degree there, as well. He also holds master’s degrees in theology and ethics. He was a 2019 National Review Institute Regional Fellow and is a member of the Philadelphia Society, the Federalist Society, and the State Bar of Texas. He also serves as an Associate Fellow at the Centre for Enterprise, Markets, and Ethics in Oxford, United Kingdom.

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Jillian Barr

Program Manager, Center for Religion, Culture & Democracy 
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