Scott Hutcheson, PhD

Purdue Faculty Member Scott Hutcheson, PhD

Continuing Lecturer


A social scientist who has studied and practiced strategy and collaboration since 1992, Dr. Scott Hutcheson focuses on designing tools and learning experiences related to collaborative, agile approaches for doing complex work.

Dr. Hutcheson’s teaching emphasis is on helping current and future engineering technology professionals build their skills in agile approaches to collaboration, strategy and project management.

Through extensive engagement activities with over 400 industry, public sector, higher education and nonprofit clients in 30 U.S. states and internationally, Dr. Hutcheson has applied his work to achieve diverse goals that include technology innovation, business growth, economic development and social change. Dr. Hutcheson has also worked with the White House, Department of Commerce, National Science Foundation, and other federal agencies in the design and execution of strategies to support economic development and innovation in the U.S. economy.


  • PhD in Public Policy, Walden University
  • MPA, University of Tennessee
  • BS in Theatre, Tennessee Temple University

Research Interests

  • Strategy design and execution
  • Collaboration science

Full Profile

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