University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Political Science


Faculty - Robert Pepperman Taylor

Prof. Bob Pepperman Taylor

Bob Pepperman Taylor Professor (1986), Department Chair (2016)

Area of expertise

Political Theory, American Political Thought, and Democratic Theory

Contact Information
Office: Old Mill Room 534
Phone: 802.656.4289

Office Hours: On Leave Fall 2017thru Spring 2018.

Professor Taylor teaches courses in political theory, the history of political thought, American political thought, and environmental political theory. His most recent books are The Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience” and Horace Mann’s Troubling Legacy: The Education of Democratic Citizens.