Inara Scott

Eugene, Oregon

Inara Scott is the Gomo Family Professor and Senior Associate Dean in the College of Business at Oregon State University (OSU). In her role as Senior Associate Dean, she manages and oversees the academic leadership in the College of Business and oversees the achievement of the strategic mission and vision of the college.

Inara’s primary teaching and research areas at Oregon State University include sustainable business, business law, and environmental law and regulation. Her research has appeared in numerous premier outlets, including the American Business Law Journal, Harvard Environmental Law Review, and the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law. She is the Editor in Chief of the American Business Law Journal.

She is internationally known for her work on generative AI pedagogy and higher education, and has been featured in outlets including NPR and Inside Higher Ed. Prior to arriving at OSU, Inara practiced law for almost a decade. Inara received a J.D. summa cum laude from Lewis and Clark Law School (2000) and A.B. summa cum laude from Duke University (1994).

Inara Scott