Brian D. Ray, PhD

President of National Home Education Research Institute

Dr. Brian Ray is a leading international expert in research on homeschooling and president of the National Home Education Research Institute. He has published numerous articles and books, been repeatedly interviewed by major media, served as an expert witness in court cases across the US and in Canada, and testified to legislatures regarding educational issues.

He is a former university professor and public and private school classroom teacher, and is an elder in a local church. He holds a PhD (science education, Oregon State University), MS (zoology, Ohio University), and BS (biology, University of Puget Sound). Brian and Betsy have been married 42 years and have eight children, all of whom were homeschooled, and they have a growing number of grandchildren.