John Anderson has lived in many different states, having moved 11 times while growing up. He served a mission for the LDS Church in Eugene, Oregon. His undergraduate is from Utah State University with a major in history and a minor in Political Science. John and his wife were both competitive volleyball players and have also coached in a youth volleyball club. As a 2013 Student Research Fellow for the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, John completed a five-week summer research externship in Auckland, New Zealand. He volunteered at the International Law and Religion Symposium both before and after his admission to Law School. He has enjoyed his experience as a volunteer, and was pleased to be a member of the Consierge/Hosting Team in 2013. He returns as co-chair of the team for 2014.