Alister Chapman, Ph.D.

Professor of History
(805) 565-7087

Office Location

Deane Hall 201


British History, Modern European History


Dr. Chapman earned his doctorate in history at the University of Cambridge, where he also completed a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree. He was awarded an honorary master’s degree at Cambridge as well. He came to Westmont in 2004. His current research focuses on the impact of immigration and imperial decline on English society after 1945 and recent articles include “Civil Religions in Derby, 1930-2000,” and “The International Context of Secularization in England: The End of Empire, Immigration, and the Decline of Christian National Identity, 1945-1970.” He has published a book, Godly Ambition: John Stott and the Evangelical Movement, and also co-edited a book, Seeing Things Their Way.