Lisa Scott received her PhD from the Department of History at the University of Chicago in 2018. Her doctoral research focused on the development of political institutions in later medieval Central Europe. Dr. Scott also received an MAT in Secondary Social Studies from the School of Education at Johns Hopkins University in 2010, and has a continuing interest in pedagogy and post-secondary education. Dr. Scott spends many of her non-work hours working with the American Go Association, and currently serves as Chair of the Board and Congress Coordinator for that non-profit organization. Dr. Scott came to the University of Wisconsin-Madison as an Academic Program Specialist in 2020. In this role, she supports the post-doctoral scholars in the Health Disparities Research Scholars program and the HDRS program more generally, as well as Continuing Medical Education programming for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.