Scott E. Ferrin is an Affiliated Scholar at the Wheatley Institution and associate professor of educational leadership and foundations and adjunct professor of law at Brigham Young University. He previously served as executive assistant to the president, Trustee liaison officer and secretary to the board of Bryant College. He has lectured internationally and been published widely in many scholarly journals and books, including the Bilingual Research Journal, Education and Urban Society, Equity and Excellence in Education, Higher Education Policy, International Journal of Higher Education, and the Journal of Law and Education. Ferrin's research focuses heavily on educational law and policy; school and Constitutional law, including church & state issues; politics and policy; language policy; leadership issues including relationship of higher education to primary and secondary education; and governance issues in higher education. Ferrin holds a B.A. and J.D. from Brigham Young University and an M.Ed. and Ed.D. from Harvard University.