M.Litt., University of Glasgow, 2015

B.A., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2014



James J. W. Scott joined the UTC History department as an adjunct instructor in 2016 and specializes in the relationship between warfare and issues of politics, race, and society in the United States and Britain.  James is also the Education Curator at the Charles H. Coolidge Medal of Honor Heritage Center where he brings educational programming to into Chattanooga Youth and Family Development Centers, high schools, and elementary schools.  He also serves on the Chattanooga committee for the Tennessee Great War Commission and speaks regularly local military history.



World History from 1400 to Present

United States History to 1865



Excellence in Character Education Award from the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation


Conference & Presentation Highlights

Panel Commentator, “The End of the Great War," Tennessee Great War Commission, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, September 29, 2018

“Joseph B. Adkinson, Milo Lemert, and the Hindenburg Line," Tennessee Great War Commission Chattanooga Symposium, Girls Preparatory School, November 4, 2017



American Association of State and Local History

Tennessee Association of Museums