As a Research Professional, Scott works on issues concerning environmental and natural
resource planning, climate resilience, nature-based and green infrastructure practices,
land use, community planning and economic development, and updating and revising city
and county land use ordinances. In addition, Scott also is the Sea Grant Legal Fellow,
conducting legal research on legal and policy questions relating to coastal communities
to address critical environmental, economic, and social concerns.
Prior to joining the Institute of Government in 2023, Scott was an Engineer Officer in the United States Army for 7 years, then attended the University of Georgia School of Law.
B.A., Auburn University; J.D., University of Georgia
environmental policy and research, local government law, department of defense operations