Scott Yenor

Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
Ashbrook Center
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Scott Yenor is Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Boise State University. He teaches courses in political philosophy and has also published on a variety of subjects, including the Scottish Enlightenment, the philosophic status of revealed religion, American literature, and the family in modern political thought. His most recent book, Family Politics: The Idea of Marriage in Modern Political Thought, was published in 2011.

Research Areas

American Political Thought


Ph.D, Loyola University
M.A., Loyola University
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Courses Taught

AHG 501 - The American Revolution
AHG 502 - The American Founding
AHG 660 - The Idea of America

Faculty Spotlight


Christopher Burkett is Associate Professor of Political Science at Ashland University. He teaches American political thought and institutions courses, and his fields of expertise include the American founding, American foreign policy, and political philosophy. He serves as faculty advisor to Student Senate, and was named Outstanding Male Faculty Member of the Year in 2008. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Ashland University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in politics from the University of Dallas.