Leroy Scott is a 2016 graduate of the J.D./Ph.D Social Psychology program. His Master’s Degree research examined peoples’ perceptions and interpretations of racial slurs, but his current research focus has shifted. Although his doctoral research now focuses on notions of blame, he also works on research related to parental involvement laws and elder caregiving issues.
Leroy has presented research findings and led discussions at regional, national, and international conferences. He has also participated in the research peer review process. Although most of his teaching experience came from teaching psychology courses at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Leroy has guest lectured at Southeast Community College and has even taught elementary school children about the United States Constitution. Leroy has volunteered his time as a law clerk at Nebraska Appleseed, Lincoln, Nebraska. He also worked with the Lancaster County Public Defender as a law clerk.
Leroy is currently working as a licensed attorney practicing in the Dallas/Fort Worth, TX area.