Scott Paul

Scott Paul was named Director of the Center for Constitutional Studies (CCS) in July 2021 after serving as Interim Director since August 2020. He started working at CCS in the summer of 2018, but he has been involved with the Center since its inception more than a decade ago. Previously, Scott directed operations and strategy for UVU’s Division of Development and Alumni Relations. In that role, he worked with former UVU President Matthew Holland on national and international outreach for support of university priorities and initiatives, including CCS. He came to UVU from Brigham Young University where he received a Juris Doctorate. His legal studies centered on domestic and global religious liberty issues. Scott also examined the relationship between famed jurist Sir Edward Coke and his one-time law clerk Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island and early advocate for the liberty of conscience. He oversees the partnership with the Quill Project at Pembroke College, Oxford University. Scott is also responsible for CCS fundraising and is the Project Director of the Center's NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grant to study western state constitutions