Schott earned a PhD in English Language and Literature at the University of Virginia. She holds two Master of Arts degrees in the related fields of Medieval Studies and Medieval Icelandic Studies, respectively earned at the University of Virginia and the University of Iceland. Schott also holds a BA in English and Creative Writing from Dartmouth College.
Schott’s ongoing research is in the area of manuscript culture in late Medieval Iceland. Her works have been published in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Journal of the Early Book Society, and the Yearbook of Langland Studies.
In the classroom, Schott’s engaging style is well-received by students who respect her level of expertise, high expectations, and cooperative demeanor. She serves Erskine as a committed, passionate educator and scholar who demonstrates a high level of care for each of her students.
Schott was selected as the recipient for Erskine’s Younts Excellence in Teaching Award in 2014. Her individualized and warm approach to her students, along with numerous accomplishments and accolades, make her an exemplary recipient of the SCICU Excellence in Teaching Award.