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

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Steven F. Hayward is Scholar in Residence at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the Thomas and Mabel Guy Professor of American History and Government at Ashland University. Prior to joining UC, he was the F.K. Weyerhaeuser Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He is the author of a two volume biography of Ronald Reagan, The Age of Reagan: The Fall of the Old Liberal Order, 1964-1980 and The Age of Reagan: The Conservative Counterrevolution, 1980-1989 Additionally, he has written biographies on President Jimmy Carter and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.