Garrett brings to Southern Seminary many years of teaching, writing, research, and pastoral experience.
Dr. Garrett is the Chair of the Department of Old Testament. He is also the professor of Old Testament Interpretation, a position he has held since 2004. Prior to Southern, he served on the faculty of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Bethel Seminary, Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary, Mid-America Baptist Seminary, and Korea Baptist Seminary. He also serves as the general editor for The Archaeology Study Bible from Zondervan Press. Garrett is married to Patricia, and they have three children. Garrett is a member of Westport Road Baptist Church.