Dr. J. Scott Johnson

Professor of Political Science with The College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University since 1992.
B.A., Carleton College, 1983;
M.A., The University of Chicago, 1985;
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1992.


Robert L. Spaeth Teacher of Distinction, 2011

Faculty Advisor Award, 1995, 2002.


Director, CSB/SJU South Africa Program, Spring 2016

Director, CSB/SJU London Fine Arts Program, Fall 2008

Director, CSB/SJU Tokyo Program, Fall 2004

Director, CSB/SJU Greco-Roman Program, Fall 1999



Policy Fellow, Humphrey Institute Policy Forum. 2001-2002

Fulbright Senior Scholar, University of West Bohemia, Plzen, Czech Republic. 2000

Senior Associate Member, American School of Classical Studies at Athens. 1999

Stanford Humanities Center, Pre-dissertation Fellow. 1988-89

RAND Corporation, Summer Intern. 1988


SJU Office: Simons 168
(320) 363-2530
[email protected]

 Spring 2022 Courses

ETHS 390 – Sex, Death & Ethics

POLS 221 – Intro to Political Theory

POLS 320C – Law and Literature