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Professor Shout-Out! Meet Dr. Scott Lemieux

Dr. Scott Lemieux, Political Science Department, Assistant Professor. Has been with Saint Rose since 2009.


  • Where did you attend school? McGill University (BA & MA), University of Washington (PhD)
  • Where have you been employed? Hunter College CUNY and Saint Rose
  • Did you always want to teach?  I always considered it, but it became my exclusive career goal after I worked as a TA for the first time while doing my MA.   It was clearly more rewarding than any other career for me.
  • What classes do you teach at Saint Rose?  American government, the presidency, constitutional law, the Supreme Court, law and society, and the politics of power.
  • Highlight of academic career, thus far:   When my work was cited by the Yale professors Reva Siegel and Linda Greenhouse, who are heroes of mine.   When your work can reach people who have strongly influenced you, it creates a real sense of accomplishment.

Saint Rose Political Science Assistant Professor, Dr. Scott Lemieux

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I have been very active with online media for quite a while, starting the blog Lawyers, Guns and Money in 2004 and have also been writing for The American Prospect since 2005.

Please comment here with any questions or feedback you have for Dr. Lemieux. Thanks for reading!

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