Alister Chapman, Ph.D.

Professor of History and Chair of the History Department
(805) 565-7087

Office Location

Deane Hall 201

Office Available

Please email the professor for an appointment. 


British History, Modern European History


Born and raised in England, Alister Chapman did his undergraduate and doctoral work at the University of Cambridge. His publications include Godly Ambition: John Stott and the Evangelical Movement (Oxford) and "Civil Religions in Derby" (The Historical Journal, 2016).  He is also the author of The Rest of the Iceberg, a blog that explains the history behind the world we see today. Dr. Chapman is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He has taught Modern European History and World History at Westmont since 2004.