Chaunda L. Scott

Dr. Chaunda L. Scott earned a doctorate in Adult Education/Organizational Leadership with a focus in diversity education from Teachers College/Columbia University in New York City, New York, USA and a master of Education degree in the area of Administration. Planning and Social Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is currently is a tenured associate professor and graduate coordinator of the Master of Training and Development program in the Department of Organizational Leadership in Oakland University’s School of Education and Human Services, Rochester, Michigan, USA. She also serves as the diversity and inclusion specialist in the School. In the Department of Organizational Leadership, she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses focused in the areas of workforce diversity, human resource development, organizational leadership and training and development.

She has also published several national and international scholarly articles, book chapters, a book review and co-edited books and is a recipient an Academy of Human Resource Development’s prominent Cutting Edge Research Award. In 2013, Dr. Scott was named as one of the Top 25 Education Professors in Michigan by Online Schools Michigan. Most notable in 2015, she was granted a prestigious Fulbright Specialist Award that took her to Cape Town, South Africa. She also received the Educator of the Year Award in 2015 from the Niagara Foundation – Michigan Chapter for her diversity education work.