Biographical Information 2011
Glenn J. Kimber, PhD
Glenn J. Kimber was born and raised in northern Utah. After graduating from High
School he attended Weber State College. In 1965 he married Julianne Skousen and
shortly thereafter he joined the Air Force where he served for 4 years, including one tour
of duty to Vietnam.
Upon returning from Vietnam, Dr. Kimber continued his university studies graduating
with a Bachelor’s Degree from Brigham Young University. He then joined with W.
Cleon Skousen in establishing an educational foundation called the Freemen Institute,
which was organized for the purpose of teaching American History and Constitutional
studies. During the next number of years, Dr. Kimber presented patriotic seminars and
conferences in all 50 states and in a number of foreign countries.
Dr. Kimber continued his education, receiving two Doctorate degrees, one in
Constitutional Studies in 1992 from Coral Ridge Baptist University, based in Florida. He
continued his educational pursuits and received a second Doctorate in education from
George Wythe College.
Dr. Kimber established a series of private schools called the Benjamin Franklin
Academies to incorporate a strong moral and patriotic curriculum back into the
classroom. In 2001 he also established the Kimber Academies, a private school
for students ages K – 12. He and his wife have authored over 100 textbooks and
educational guides which emphasize the U.S. Constitution, America’s Founding Fathers,
and moral and religious values in all five core subjects.
Dr. Kimber was instrumental in developing a program for television called The Miracle
of America, which was presented in a number of states. This series taught American
history and Constitutional principles from the viewpoint of the American Founding
Dr. Kimber has testified before a number of legislative committees in several states
pertaining to Constitutional and educational issues. He has also been a guest on a
number of radio and television talk shows.
Currently, Dr. Kimber is the president of the Thomas Jefferson Center for Constitutional
Studies, and in that capacity conducts seminars throughout the United States
called “The Healing of America.”
This seminar series teaches participants:
1) the founding of America,
2) the establishment of the U.S. Constitution,
3) America’s drift from the Constitution, and
4) how the greatness of America can be restored.
Dr. Kimber also conducts tours to the Middle East, including Egypt, Jordan, and Israel.
He and his wife are the parents of 8 children, grandparents of 28, and currently reside in
Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dr. Kimber can be contacted via e-mail: glenn at glennjaykimber dot com.