Scott was an Assistant Professor of Information, Design and Management and the former
Director of the Design and Management Program in the School of Design Strategies at
Parsons the New School for Design where he taught courses on design research, technology,
His own research focuses on the relationship between design, digitality, and analysis in era of
adaptation, adoption, and accommodation. He received a doctorate from the Harvard University
Graduate School of Design where he studied the impact that digital displays have on
interaction and pedagogy in design education, publishing my dissertation entitled Design
Education: A System for Enhancing Interaction using Multiple Displays. He also holds a Master
of Design Studies degree from Harvard University (GSD) and a Bachelor of Architecture from
Cornell University’s School of Architecture, Art, and Planning.
His professional work has included architectural design and construction of schools and
campus planning, software development for digital collaboration tools, product design, and
interaction design, and the design of new technologies and environments to support
collaborative work and learning. He has worked with companies in technology and design
industries including Herman Miller Inc., Microsoft, and Hewlett-Packard. Prior to joining the
faculty at Parsons he has been a visiting professor at the Stevens Institute of Technology in
Hoboken, New Jersey and a teaching fellow at Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
Architecture Group for Smart City Design, Ecological Planning, and Art.