Scott Ogletree

Job title:

Lecturer in Landscape and Wellbeing


Programme Director, MSc Landscape & Wellbeing


Hunter Building R01G


Dr. Scott Ogletree is a Lecturer in Landscape and Wellbeing in the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA). 

His research focuses on the relationship between society and the natural environment. Scott researches these connections using spatial and statistical tools to better understand how the natural world impacts people.

Scott completed his PhD at Clemson University, USA and followed that with a Postdoctoral position at North Carolina State University, USA working with Dr. Myron Floyd and Dr. Aaron Hipp. He also completed a Masters in Landscape Architecture at Clemson University and a Bachelors in Recreation Resource Management from the University of Georgia, USA.

Research interests

  • Design of green and blue space
  • Environment and Health
  • Wellbeing
  • Spatial Data Science
  • Quantitative Methods


Scott has taught courses in the area of resource management, geospatial tools, and evidence-based decision making at the undergraduate and graduate level.

At ESALA Scott teaches in the Landscape and Wellbeing program.


Research interests include human-environment interactions, computational social science, reproducible research, and environmental and social determinants of health. Scott has expertise in data management and analysis, R statistical software, and geospatial data science.