Randall P. Scott

Political Science Program Director 
Associate Professor in Political Science and Global Studies 
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.S.W., University of Kansas
M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri - Kansas City
ScottR@stmary.edu | 913-758-6483 | Xavier 202

Dr. Randy Scott, past chair and current member of the department of history, political science, and global studies, has taught at USM since 2001.

He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in political science and sociology from the University of Northern Iowa, completed a Master’s Degree in social work at the University of Kansas, a Master’s Degree in political science at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he also earned his Ph.D. in Political Science with an emphasis on history.

While at UMKC, Scott was awarded the Chancellor’s Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Fellowship for 2000 and 2001, as well as the School of Graduate Studies Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship for 2002.

Dr. Scott is actively involved in several academic associations, including the National Association of Multicultural Education, the Midwest Political Science Association, and the International Studies Association.

He has supervised department trips to Chicago, San Antonio, Texas, and Washington D.C.

Dr. Scott’s classes are described as “laid back” but “challenging.”