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Dr. Scott M. Roulier
John D. Trimble, Sr., Professor of Political Philosophy and
Social Sciences Chair

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Office 318 in the Lyon Business and Economics Building
870.307.7345 | scott.roulier@lyon.edu 


Ph.D. University of Virginia


Scott Roulier is the David Trimble Professor of Political Philosophy at Lyon College.  He teaches a wide variety of courses— in the areas of political theory, constitutional law, urban politics, environmental politics, and American Politics— and was the 2005 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching/CASE Arkansas Professor of the Year.  He is also the author of two books: Kantian Virtue at the Intersection of Politics and Nature (University of Rochester Press, 2004) and Shaping American Democracy: Landscapes and Urban Design (Palgrave, 2018).  Roulier has been the recipient of a German Academic Exchange Service Fellowship (DAAD), a Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship, and has been a scholar in residence at Tübingen University and Massey University (New Zealand).