John Ferguson, Jr., J.D., M.T.S.
JD - Law, VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY, 2000
MTS - Theology, VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY, 2000
BA - Public Policy & Administration, HOWARD PAYNE UNIVERSITY, 1996
BA - Theology, HOWARD PAYNE UNIVERSITY, 1996
Assistant Director, Honors Program, Howard Payne University (June 01, 2004 - July 04, 2008)
Associate Professor, Howard Payne University (June 01, 2004 - July 04, 2008)
Constitutional Consultant, Ferguson Consulting (June 01, 2004 - July 04, 2008)
First Amendment Education Coordinator, Freedom Forum First Amendment Center (September 01, 1997 - June 01, 2004)
Awards and Honors
2007 Excellence in Teaching Award, Howard Payne University
Licensures and Certifications
Member of US Supreme Court Bar, US Supreme Court Bar Association (October 01, 2006 - Present)
Member of Bar, Washington, DC, DC Bar Association (October 01, 2001 - Present)
Member of Tennessee Bar, Tenness Bar Association (October 01, 2000 - Present)
Discipline-based ScholarshipThe Right to Die
, New York, NY, May 2007.
"Public Funds for Religious Schools: The Next Prayer Debate?,"
, Kent, OH, November 2004.
"The Courts’ Inconsistent Treatment of Bethel v. Fraser and the Curtailment of Student Rights," John Marshall Law Review
, Vol. 36, (December 2002) (coauthors: David L Hudson).
Contributions to Practice
"Freedom to Speak: Teachers’ Religious Expression Rights," (November 2003) (coauthors: David L Hudson).
The First Amendment in Schools
, Nashville, TN, January 2003 (coauthors: Charles Haynes, Sam Chaltain, David L Hudson, Oliver Thomas).