Scot A. Pott

Doctoral Student


  • Cypress, TX

Current Employment

  • ASL Instructor, University of Houston, Texas


  • M.A. in Public Health, University of Texas Health Center, 1998
  • B.A. in TV, Film, & Photography, Gallaudet University, 1988

Research Interests

  • ASL, linguistics, ASL interpreting
  • Language acquisition
  • Communication modalities
  • Cochlear implants
  • Attitudes toward Deaf people

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • N/A

Recent Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

Recent Presentations

  • N/A

Dissertation Focus

  • Deaf Adults with Cochlear Implants

Scot was born deaf to a hearing family and started attending mainstreaming school at 18 months old in Chicago, Illinois and Houston, Texas. He started teaching ASL in the 1990s in Houston, TX; Las Vegas, NV; Dallas, TX; and Kalamazoo, Michigan. Also, in the 1990’s, he worked for a STD clinic in Houston as a Deaf Outreach Director, as well as an HIV Prevention Counselor and Trainer for the state of Texas.