Scott Roulier

Scott Roulier received his Ph.D. in government from the University of Virginia and currently occupies the David Trimble Chair of Political Philosophy at Lyon College.  He teaches a wide variety of courses in the areas of political theory, constitutional law, 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 and an avid cycler in the Ozarks.

Recent Essays

Civic Muscle: A Political Physiology

Civic muscle describes a citizen-centered democracy, where citizens themselves, viewed as agents of change and not mere voters, assume much of the responsibility for the quality of our public life.