Research Fellow: Intellectual Virtue & Civil Discourse

Scott Waller

Associate Professor of Political Science / Chair of Political Science Department, Biola University

Dr. Waller holds graduate degrees in both philosophy and political science. He has an M.A from Talbot School of Theology in Philosophy of Religion and Ethics and an M.A. in Politics and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Claremont Graduate University in the fields of American Politics and Political Theory. His research interests involve the intersection of religion and politics, jurisprudence surrounding the First Amendment religion clauses, and the evolving role of the judiciary within the American political order. He is a frequent guest on local radio discussing American politics and a frequent speaker to the general Christian community on issues of importance for believers to consider. He has been married to his wife, Cathy, for over twenty-five years and they have two children.