John Eastman
2020-21 Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy
Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization

John C. Eastman recently retired as the Henry Salvatori Professor of Law & Community Service at Chapman University. Eastman, a scholar of constitutional law and particularly religious freedom, earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School. He holds a PhD in government from Claremont University and a BA, cum laude, in politics and economics from the University of Dallas. He has served as dean of the Chapman University School of Law and clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.