External Professor

Current Positions Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Political Science, and Economics, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor Director Center for the Study of Complex Systems Senior Research Scientist Center for Policy Studies Institute for Social Research Director NSF IGERT IDEAS Program External Faculty Member Santa Fe Institute. Education Received a bachelors degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan in 1985, a Masters degree in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin in 1988, and a Masters of Science in business and a Ph. D. in Managerial Economics and Decisions Sciences at Northwestern University (1993). Advisor: Stan Reiter. Committee: Roger Myerson, Mark Satterthwaite, and Matthew Jackson. Previous Employment Scott served as an assistant professor of economics at Caltech from 1993-997. He was a visiting professor of economics at UCLA in 1995, and in 1997, an associate professor of economics at the University of Iowa. In 2000, Scott became an associate professor of complex systems, political science, and economics (courtesy) at the University of Michigan, In 2003, he was promoted to full professor of complex systems and political science and in 2004, was promoted to full professor of economics. In 1999, Scott became an external faculty member of the Santa Fe Institute and was reappointed in 2006. Consulting Scott frequently gives seminars on diversity to business audiences and to the general public. He has consulted on topics ranging from the impact of Y2K to the demand for movies, and is currently a subject matter expert on terrorism for the U.S. Government.