Laurel Scott

Ph.D. in Practical Theology, Concentration: Church and Society

Laurel E. Scott is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church and currently serves as Pastor of the multi-ethnic/racial Centralville Church in Lowell, Mass. Laurel focused her dissertation on the church’s response to the contemporary immigration debate, through its treatment of immigrants, focusing especially on Ghanaian immigrants. Among her other interests are women’s issues, ecumenical and inter-faith activities and worker justice.

Areas of Interest: Immigration, Church and Society