Louis Dyer (1851–1908) was an American educator and author born in Chicago in the U.S. state of Illinois. He graduated at Harvard in 1874, and at Balliol College, Oxford, in 1878. He was assistant professor of Greek at Harvard (1881–87), lecturer at Lowell Institute (1889) and at Balliol College, Oxford (1893–96), and acting professor of Greek at Cornell University (1895–96). Dyer lectured before the Royal Institution in 1896 and in 1900 gave a series of lectures at the University of California which was repeated at many colleges and universities. He published a translation of Cossa's Introduction to the Study of Political Economy (1893), and:
- The Greek Question and Answer (1884) 
- Studies of the Gods in Greece (1891) 
- Oxford as it is (1902)
- Machiavelli and the Modern State (1904)
- The Olympian Council House and Council (1908)
- Louis Dyer (1884). The Greek question and answer. Privately printed. Retrieved 19 September 2012.
- Louis Dyer (1891). Studies of the gods in Greece at certain sanctuaries recently excavated: Being eight lectures given in 1890 at the Lowell Institute. Macmillan and Co. Retrieved 19 September 2012.
- Louis Dyer (1902). Oxford as it is: being a guide to rules of collegiate residence and university requirements for degrees. Macmillan. Retrieved 19 September 2012.
- Louis Dyer (1904). Machiavelli and the modern state: chapters on his "Prince", his use of history and his idea of morals, being three lectures delivered in 1899 at the Royal Institution. Ginn. Retrieved 19 September 2012.
- Louis Dyer (1908). The Olympian council house and council. Retrieved 19 September 2012.
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