John Edward Clark (born 1952) is an American archaeologist and academic researcher of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures and holds a position as professor of anthropology at Brigham Young University. He is also director of the New World Archaeology Foundation (NWAF).
Brother Clark pursued undergraduate and postgraduate studies in archaeology and anthropology at BYU, completing a B.A. in 1976 and obtaining a Masters degree in 1979. His doctorate studies were completed at University of Michigan, from which he was awarded a PhD in 1994.

Clark has written and lectured extensively on the Book of Mormon and archaeology. He has also written widely on the Olmec culture. Among books he has written is Olmec Art and Archaeology in Mesoamerica. In 2005 Clark was one of the presenters at the Worlds of Joseph Smith Symposium at the Library of Congress.

His published works include:

Journal of Book of Mormon Studies

A New Artistic Rendering of Izapa Stela 5: A Step toward Improved Interpretation
Volume: 8 Issue: 1
Archaeology and Cumorah Questions
Volume: 13 Issue: 1
Archaeology, Relics, and Book of Mormon Belief
Volume: 14 Issue: 2

FARMS Review of Books

A Key for Evaluating Nephite Geographies (Volume 1 Issue 1)
A review of "Deciphering the Geography of the Book of Mormon" Written by F. Richard Hauck
Evaluating the Case for a Limited Great Lakes Setting (Volume 14 Issue 1)
A review of "Evaluating the Case for a Limited Great Lakes Setting" Written by Duane R. Aston / Paul Hedengren
Searching for Book of Mormon Lands in Middle America (Volume 16 Issue 2)
A review of "Sacred Sites: Searching for Book of Mormon Lands" Written by Joseph L. Allen
The Final Battle for Cumorah (Volume 6 Issue 2)
A review of "Christ in North America" Written by Delbert W. Curtis
Two Points of Book of Mormon Geography: A Review (Volume 8 Issue 2)
A review of "The Land of Lehi" Written by Paul Hedengren

Book Chapters

The Book of Mormon Articles from the Encyclopedia of Mormonism: Geography