» Dr. Elizabeth M. Eastman
Assistant Professor

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of Political Science
Dr. Elizabeth M. Eastman
Office Location:
Smith Hall 116A
Office Hours:
MW 11-1:30; TTH By Appt.
(714) 532-7770
Freshman Foundations Program
Scripps College, Bachelor of Arts
St. John's College, Master of Arts
The Claremont Graduate University, Ph.D. in Political Science

Dr. Eastman began teaching at Chapman University in 2004 and is currently an Assistant Professor of Political Science.  Her major areas of teaching include political philosophy (Classical Greek and Roman philosophers, Medieval Islamic, Judaic, and Christian philosophers, and Modern and Contemporary political thinkers) and American politics.  She also teaches in the History Department, offering courses in Western Civilization, American Colonial History, the American Revolution and American Intellectual History as well as the Freshman Foundations Program, teaching two courses entitled Citizenship and Community and Fantastic Journeys.  Her current research interests include compiling an American Intellectual History collection of readings for use in the classroom.

She serves on the editorial board of Interpretation, A Journal of Political Philosophy.

Prior to joining the faculty at Chapman, she previously taught at Roosevelt University in Chicago and California State University at Fullerton in their Liberal Studies Program.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
A Night with Abigail and John Adams, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences 2011-2012 Series, November 17, 2011
The Review of Politics 72 (2010) For the People, Not by the People, A Review of Will Morrisey's The Dilemma of Progressivism: How Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson Reshaped the American Regime of Self-Government