Scott Yenor
Scott E. Yenor
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Scott E. Yenor
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty


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


PhD, Loyola University
MA, Loyola University
BA, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Courses Taught

AHG 501 - The American Revolution
AHG 502 - The American Founding
AHG 510 - The Literature of World War I: Cather & Hemingway
AHG 608 - Civil War and Reconstruction
AHG 660 - The Idea of America