Dr. R. Danielle Scott, M.A.,CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor at Minnesota State University Mankato (MSU) in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, leading the efforts in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). She teaches courses such as Multicultural Issues, DEI Seminar, and Cultural Humility. Prof. Scott also teaches Introduction to Communication Disorders at a local women’s prison through the MSU Scholars Serving Time Program.
Dr. Scott graduated from the illustrious Spelman College with her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Comparative Women’s Studies and from Indiana University with her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology.
Dr. Scott received her Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Grand Canyon University, where her research pertained to school-based speech-language pathologists’ therapeutic relationships with culturally and linguistically diverse students. Dr. Scott has six years’ experience as an educational SLP in Atlanta, Georgia and Houston, Texas. Her areas of interest include Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, Cultural Humility, Therapeutic Relationships, and Counseling. With a heart for social justice, Prof. Scott is excited to collaborate with CHAT and uphold the value of passionate advocacy and strive towards communication justice for underserved, minoritized, and disenfranchised populations.