R. Danielle Scott

Address: CSB 320
Phone: 507-389-1541
Email: roszina.scott@mnsu.edu

Name: R. Danielle Scott, Ph.D., CCC-SLP 

Position: Assistant Professor


The function of education is to teach one to think critically. Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education. ---Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  

Dr. Scott's teaching goal is to guide students to be critical thinkers who are intrinsically motivated by learning. With a commitment to intersectional anti-oppressive pedagogy, it is Dr. Scott's intention for students to: expand their cultural competency by obtaining a dynamic knowledge-base pertaining to culturally and linguistically diverse populations, critical theory, and cultural dimensions; acknowledge the influence of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the building of therapeutic relationships; implement culturally responsive & sustaining practices for assessment and intervention; commit to actively dismantling Whiteness and becoming anti-racist, culturally humble individuals. 

Current Courses:

  • CDIS 201 Observation of Human Communication
  • CDIS 346 Cultural Humility
  • CDIS 350W Interprofessional Practices and Research
  • CDIS 477 Counseling in Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • CDIS 688 Culturally Responsive Practices
  • CDIS 676 Seminar: Selected Topics in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • CDIS 541 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in SLP: Education Settings
  • CDIS 695 Clinical Practicum

Areas of Interest: Dr. Scott's areas of interest include Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, Cultural Humility, Social Justice and Counseling. Her research pertains to speech-language pathologists' therapeutic relationships with culturally and linguistically diverse students. 

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