John C. Blakeman

  Title:  Professor and Departmental Chair
  Eugene Katz College of Letters and Science Distinguished Faculty Member
  Office: CCC 482
  Phone: (715) 346-4111

  Professor Blakeman's CV








Constitutional Law; Law and Society; Religion and Politics; American Political Thought; European Politics; Introductory courses in American Politics and Law and Legal Systems.



Prof. Blakeman grew up in southeastern Kentucky in the heart of Appalachia.  While he's lost his hillbilly twang, he retains his Alvin York outlook on life.  Prof. Blakeman loves to fish and from time to time tries to advise and coach the UWSP Men's Rugby Club.  He's a former rugby player himself​, having played for Wake Forest Univ., Univ. of Glasgow (Scotland), Hampstead (North London), and the infamous Waco Geezers (Waco, Texas).  He advised and coached the Men's Rugby Club at Baylor University, and helped coach them to the USA Rugby Collegiate Division II National Championship in 2001.  Blakeman is an active rugby referee and is a World Rugby Educator of Match Officials



The U.S. Supreme Court and the New Federalism:  From the Rehnquist to the Roberts Court
Rowman & Littlefield, 2012.
By John C. Blakeman (UWSP) and Chris Banks (Kent State University).
See reviews, table of contents, and other information here:


The Law and Politics book review is available here, and the Choice Review is here. The Publius review is available here.  The Journal of Supreme Court History review is hereThe Perspectives on Politics book review is here.

The Bible in the Park: Religious Speech, Public Forums, and Federal District Courts by John C. Blakeman. (University of Akron, Series on Law, Politics, and Society, 2005).

Check out the Law and Politics book review and the Choice book review.


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