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Scott Yenor

Scott E. 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 608 - Civil War and Reconstruction
AHG 660 - The Idea of America
AHG 510 - The Literature of World War I: Cather & Hemingway