Scot A. Pott

Doctoral Student
Email: spott@lamar.edu 

Hometown

  • Cypress, TX

Current Employment

  • ASL Instructor, University of Houston, Texas

Education

  • 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

  • Lee., C. M., & Pott, S. A. (2018). University students' attitudes toward deaf people: Educational implications for the future. Deafness and Education International.

Recent Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

Recent Presentations

  • Lee, C. M., Marchut, A. E., Pott, S. A., & Musyoka, M. M. (2018, February). College students’ attitudes and motivation toward ASL learning. Stage presentation at the 44th Annual International Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-DHH) Conference, Tucson, AZ. 
  • Pott, S. A. (2018, February). Deaf adults’ experiences related to their decision to obtain a cochlear implant. Poster presentation at the 44th Annual International Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-DHH) Conference, Tucson, AZ. 

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.