Instructor in Political Studies and Philosophy; Campus Liaison for the Laurentian Leadership Centre

Department(s) or Program(s)


Tyler Chamberlain holds an M.A. in Political Science, and is a Ph.D. in Political Science at Carleton University.  A graduate of Trinity Western University, he attended the Laurentian Leadership Centre in the spring semester of 2008.  Tyler has taught and lectured on the history of ethics and political theory, faith and reason, religion and politics, as well as the philosophy of Blaise Pascal.  In addition to his scholarly endeavours, he has worked in a variety of capacities on Parliament Hill from 2009 – 2012.

Tyler is married to Raechel, and they have one daughter.

Research & Scholarship

Conference Presentations

“George Grant’s Platonic Justification of Modern Freedom.” Christians in Political Science Conference; Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA: May 2014.

“The Compatibility of Classical Natural Right and Modern Science.” Canadian Political Science Association Conference; Brock University, St. Catherines, ON: May 2014.

“Blaise Pascal as a Political Thinker: The Politics of the Knowledge of the Heart.” Canadian Political Science Association Conference; University of Victoria, Victoria, BC: June 2013.

“Blaise Pascal’s Epistemology as Political Theory.” Carleton Political Science Graduate Student Conference: Austerity, Society, and the Value of Political Inquiry; Carleton University, Ottawa, ON: January, 2013.

“The Cosmological Argument and Necessary Explanations.” AECDO Student Conference; Dominican University College, Ottawa, ON: February 2009.

Book Reviews

“Pascal the Philosopher: An Introduction,” by Graeme Hunter. University of Toronto Quarterly 84:2 (Spring 2015) FORTHCOMING.


Ph.D Candidate (Carleton); M.A. (Carleton); B.A. (TWU); Certificate in Leadership and Applied Public Affairs (LLC Ottawa)


History of Ethics and Political Theory, Faith and Reason, Religion and Politics, and Philosophy of Blaise Pascal

Courses Taught

  • Ethics and Public Affairs
  • Christianity and Culture