Pamela Scott-Johnson

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Spelman College

Pamela E. Scott-Johnson, Ph.D., C’82, is the Provost and Vice President of Spelman College. Dr. Scott-Johnson, formerly served as the provost and senior vice president of Academic Affairs at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey, as a dean at the California State University Los Angeles. She is the founding director of the Psychometrics Graduate Program at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Scott-Johnson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and graduated magna cum laude from Spelman College, and a Master of Arts and Doctorate in Psychology and Neuroscience from Princeton University. She has published widely in professional journals and has been principal investigator for research and program development grants, totaling more than $6 million.

Her research interests include eating disorders, body image, and sensory systems. She holds memberships at the American Psychological Association, Association of Heads of Psychology Departments and the American Association of Colleges and Universities among others. She is an alumna of the Higher Education Resource Services (HERS), and the American Psychological Association Women’s Leadership Institute.