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Scot Pott, Ed.D.

Scot Pott

Instructional Associate Professor
Video Phone: (713) 853-9513
Office: Melcher Life Sciences M250F
Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Scot Pott returned to Houston in 2013 to be a part of ASLI Faculty. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Gallaudet University in Washington, DC and his Master of Public Health from the School of Public Health at the University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston. He completed his doctoral studies at Lamar University in 2019. He has been teaching various ASL classes over 25 years. Dr. Pott’s SLPI:ASL skills are superior plus.


  • Ed.D., Deaf Studies/Deaf Education, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX
  • MPH, Public Health, University of Texas-Health Science Center, Houston, TX
  • B.A., Television, Film & Photography, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC


  • Elementary Sign Language II (SGNL 1302)
  • Intermediate American Sign Language I (SGNL 2301)
  • Intermediate American Sign Language for pre-ASLI majors only (SGNL 2301)

Selected Publications

  • Pott, S. A. (2019). Deaf Adults’ Experiences Related to their Decision to Obtain a Cochlear Implant[Doctoral dissertation, Lamar University] ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.  
  • Lee, C., & Pott, S. A. (2018). University students’ attitudes towards deaf people: Educational implications for the future. Deafness & Education International. doi:10.108/14643154.2018.1438777.
  • Pott, S. A. (2016, Fall). Language and thought: Deaf and hearing people. The Endeavor.


  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Texas Association of the Deaf (2021)
  • Certificate of Appreciation by Michigan Department of Civil Rights (2013)

Professional Activities

  • Texas Department of Health and Human Services BEI and Advisory Committee
  • Texas D/HH Leadership Council - Early Hearing Detection & Intervention, Advisory Council Member
  • Undergraduate Committee of University of Houston Faculty Senate