John Eastman
2020-2021 Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy
Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization

Kittredge Central N225

John C. Eastman is 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 also 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 also as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

In fall 2020, Professor Eastman will teach CWCV 4000 (002) Foundations of Western Civilization, Special Topic: The History of the Law of Nations, and PSCI 3054 (003) American Political Thought.