Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager and Part-Time Faculty in Foundations
Mike Ilitch School of Business
2771 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
Dr. Scott comes to the Mike Ilitch School of Business after spending seven years in the College of Education. During her time at the College of Education, Dr. Scott worked as part-time faculty, a healthy school coordinator for six elementary schools and the program evaluation manager for the Building Healthy Communities grant program.
Dr. Scott earned her Ph.D. and master's of education from Wayne State University and her B.S. in sports management from Winston-Salem State University. Dr. Scott has a certification in Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace from the University of South Florida.
Dr. Scott has experience in program design, implementation, and facilitation with proven proficiency in managing administrative functions for various programs that support the training and development of participants from multicultural backgrounds. Dr. Scott is highly skilled at designing and implementing program evaluation assessments; compiling and analyzing data, using results to support program funding and continuation. Adept in grant management, strategic planning, marketing, event planning/coordination, cross-functional collaboration, and social media management with strong talents in identifying program needs, supporting program progress, and engaging in risk management and problem resolution strategies.
In addition to her program administration background, Dr. Scott has worked in both collegiate and youth sports administration. Her work within athletics spans across events and championships, sports information, football operations and serving as adjunct faculty in the sports adminstration program in the College of Education at Wayne State University and Michigan State University.
Research and teaching interests
Current: BA 1000
Previous: History of Sport (SAM 2020), Sports Finance (SAM 4030), Healthy Lifestyle Basics (LFA 1040), Socio-Cultural Issues in Health and PE (KINS 5200)
Health behaviors in minority populations; physical activity engagement in college students; socio-cultural factors impact on physical activity engagement in African-American women; achievement and motivational theories, identity theories and PE engagement in k-5 populations.
Scott, LC., Atkinson, F., Gothe, NP. (2017). The Long- Term Effects of Sport-related Concussions on Cognition in Interscholastic and Collegiate Athletes: A Meta-analysis of Cross Sectional Studies. Arch Sports Med 1(2):48-57.
Scott, L., Shen, B., Price, A. & Centeio, E (2019). The role of content specificity in situational interest and physical activity in situational interest and physical activity. Research Quarterly for
Exercise and Sport.
In addition to her publications, Dr. Scott has engaged in research that has been consistently presented at the annual meetings of The National Learning Communities Association (NLCA) the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) and the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM).
Scott, L. (2023). Using the social ecological system of learning communities to bridge the gap between K-12 school districts and colleges/universities. Abstract Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Learning Communities Association Conference (NLCC). Corpus-Christi, TX.
Scott, L., Taylor, L. (2022). Building resilience and belonging by learning from our community. A look inside the MPREP Scholars program during a global pandemic. Abstract Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Learning Communities Association Conference (NLCC). Chandler, AZ.
VanSumeren, Matthew S., Smith-Hale, V., Sabourin, J., Mendoza, R., Vargo, C., Jimenez, L., Scott, L., Hew-Butler, T. (2021). Depression and Sports: Relationships between mental and physical health in collegiate athletes and non-athletes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Orlando, FL.
Scott, L.C. Brumley, K., Shen, B., Centeio, E., McCaughtry, N. (2019) Factors that impact physical activity participation in African-American college women: A qualitative study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the North American Society for Sport Management
(NASSM), New Orleans, LA.
Scott, L.C., Shen B., Centeio, E., McCaughtry, N., Brumley, K. (2019). How active are we? Exploring Physical Activity Participation in African-American College Women. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE), Tampa, FL.
Scott, L.C., Layson, J., Shen B. (2018, March). The Influence of Socio-Cultural Factors on Body Image in College. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE), Nashville, TN.
Layson, J. A., Scott, L. C., & Shen, B. (2017). Exercise motives and self-efficacy across stages in classroom teachers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE), Boston, MA.
Scott, L., Garn, A., Centeio, E., Shen, B., Martin, J., Fahlman, M., & McCaughtry, N. (2017). Does Physical Activity Enjoyment Mediate Children’s Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Fitness? A Control-Value Investigation. Poster presented at 2017 annual meeting of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE), Boston, MA.
Layson, J., Scott, L., Shen, B., Centeio, E., & McCaughtry, N. (2016). Classroom Teachers’ Beliefs about Physical Education. Paper presented at 2016 annual meeting of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE), Minneapolis,MN.
Scott, L., Price, A., & Shen, B. (2015, March). Lesson context, situational interest, and in- class physical activity. Paper presented at 2015 annual meeting of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE), Seattle, WA.