Brett Decker, Adjunct Faculty
Brett Decker is Senior Vice President for the Office of Communications at the Export-Import Bank of the United States. The office encompasses the Bank’s public affairs, external affairs and marketing divisions. Previously, he was based in Hong Kong as an editor and editorial page writer for The Wall Street Journal . He has held positions on the Editorial Board of the Washington Times, as national political reporter for the Evans & Novak Inside Report and television producer for the cable program Insights with Robert Novak. Decker served as a speechwriter to Majority Whip (later Majority Leader) Tom DeLay in the U.S. House of Representatives. A former Governor of the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Decker has written hundreds of articles for publications such as the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the International Herald Tribune, Far Eastern Economic Review, and International Economy.
A native of Michigan, Decker has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Albion College, a master’s in government from Johns Hopkins University, and a master’s in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College. He is an adjunct Professor of Government at Johns Hopkins.