Pamela Scott-Johnson

Dean of the College of Natural and Social Sciences
California State University Los Angeles

Pamela Scott-Johnson serves as the Dean of the College of Natural and Social Sciences at California State University Los Angeles. She earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from Spelman College and her Ph.D. in psychology and neuroscience from Princeton University. She served on the faculty of Spelman College from 1993 to 2002 and on the faculty of Morgan State from 2002 to 2013. At Morgan State, she served, among other roles, as chairperson of the Department of Psychology and graduate director of the Program in Psychometrics before becoming interim dean in 2013. Dr. Scott-Johnson is a nationally recognized scholar and leader in student learning. She has directed graduate program initiatives to increase the number of under-represented students in the field of psychometrics and developed curricular mechanisms to establish service learning and civic engagement programs for students.