Sean M. Scott

Senior Associate Dean
Professor of Law

BA, Smith College
JD, New York University 


Professor Scott joined the faculty of Loyola Law School in 1989.  She is a graduate of Smith College and New York University School of Law.  While at NYU she was a recipient of the Arthur G. Hays Civil Rights, Civil Liberties fellowship and was chair of the Black Law Students Association.  Prior to joining the faculty she was an associate at the Los Angeles based firm of Manatt, Phelps and Phillips. 

In 1998, Professor Scott was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award by the Loyola Law School Black Law Students Association.  She has served as the associate dean for faculty since 2008.  In 2006, she was voted the Professor of the Year.  She has been an active participant in and organizer of the West Coast Law Teachers of Color Conferences.  Professor Scott is a past member of the board of directors of the California Women's Law Center and has sat on the boards of directors of three Los Angeles Independent schools. She speaks frequently on the subject of race, gender and the law.  

Selected Scholarship

  • "The Hidden First Amendment Values of Privacy," 71 Washington Law Review 683 (1996).