Charles Scott

Charles Scott was a professor of philosophy at Vanderbilt University and early supporter of and participant in the Student Health Coalition. In conversation with Margaret Ecker back in 2014, he reminisces about the SHC, further detailing his role in and takeaways from the experience.

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Charles Scott, professor of Philosophy and early faculty supporter of the Student Health Coalition (SHC), concludes this 2019 gathering with poignant remarks about what transpired when the Vanderbilt Medical School assumed control of the SHC. The energy of dissatisfaction that… Continued

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[Story contributed by Perry Steele, 15 May 2017]  I was finishing my sophomore year at Vanderbilt. Nixon hadn’t drafted me. For some reason Professor Scott suggested I could be a community organizer. Having no other plans for the summer, I… Continued

Charles Scott and John Kennedy ruminate on the racism intrinsic to the SHC’s work in Appalachia

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Charles Scott reminisces about the Student Health Coalition

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