Dr Scott East is the Director, Student Experience at UNSW Art & Design where he teaches museum studies and art theory. Scott’s broad interest in is how cultural and educational institutions figure in broader social networks of rapid change.
Scott completed a doctorate at the University of Western Sydney based on an ARC-Linkage Grant investigating the roles of museums in discussions of climate change.
Scott has taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in museum education, modernism, cultural theory, museum studies and contemporary art at a number of institutions including University of New South Wales, University of Sydney and University of Technology Sydney. In addition, he has worked as an Educational Developer providing professional development to academic staff as well as an Educational Officer focused on Community Engagement.