Amber Lynn Scott

Amber Lynn Scott

All But Dissertation

In her doctoral studies, Amber Lynn Scott specializes in organizational communication, group communication and high reliability organizations (HROs). Her dissertation centers on exploring team safety and communication within California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Tactical Air Operations (TAO).

Amber Lynn's diverse career in media and public relations began as a television reporter and producer at KOBI NBC-5 in Medford, Oregon. She also worked as a print and radio journalist throughout the United States. Her work in journalism took her abroad to Signonella, Italy, where she volunteered as news director for American Forces Network Europe.

In 2011, she was commissioned as a Public Affairs Officer in the U.S. Navy, serving the Navy Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Chief of Naval Personnel, and the Navy Office of Information. She also served as the flag aide to Rear Admiral Dawn Cutler, the Navy's top strategic communicator, and as a White House Social Aide.

Amber Lynn developed her passion for HROs while serving as the Public Affairs and Safety Officer for the world-renowned Blue Angels, the U.S.Navy's Flight Demonstration Squadron. Amber Lynn transitioned from active duty to the U.S. Navy Reserves in 2018. She served as a Navy Reserve Public Affairs Officer and liaison to the television and film industry in Hollywood at the Navy Office of Information - West.

Amber Lynn holds an M.A. in Communication from University of Oklahoma and a B.A. in English and Writing from Southern Oregon University.