Ronald Scott, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Media and Culture,
Associate Vice President of Institutional Diversity

Ronald B. ScottRon Scott joined Miami in 1988 after earning a doctorate in communication from the University of Utah. During his tenure at Miami, he has developed several courses related to issues of diversity, including one that is now part of the Mosaic Program for first-year students. Scott served as a faculty-teaching associate in the Center for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching, where he facilitated multiple Faculty Learning Communities for understanding and developing an inclusive campus climate. He has presented at national conventions and published articles on many topics related to diversity, including the forward to Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation (Routledge, 2012). Scott has been recognized by Miami as a Distinguished Educator and was given the Effective Educator Award by the Alumni Association. A full-time administrator since 2009, Scott continues to teach, including COM 205 & 206 (American Film as Communication, and Diversity in American Film) and COM 447 (Media Criticism).