Scott, Ricky

Title: Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance

Phone: 352-588-8304



  • Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science, University of Georgia
  • Masters of Science, Project Management, DeVry University
  • Masters of Science, Finance, Georgia State University
  • Doctorate of Philosophy, Finance, University of South Florida


Dr. Rick Scott served honorably as an electronics specialist in the U.S. Army. He has almost 20 years of corporate and consulting experience at Publix, Home Depot, AT&T, and Exxon. He has had his research published in Accounting and Finance Research, International Journal of Financial Research, International Business Research, and International Journal of Economics and Finance. He has taught at the University of South Florida. His wife of over 15 years, Elizabeth, is a school psychologist with Pasco County. He is the proud father of two daughters, Sarah and Samantha. They are both excellent students and competitive tennis and soccer players.

Community Affiliation:

  • Member of Financial Education Association
  • Member of American Association of Individual Investors

Teaching & Professional Interests:

Corporate Finance, Managerial Finance, Investments, International Finance, Personal Finance

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