Michael Scott is a British academic and university administrator. A Professor of English literature, he is currently Vice-Chancellor of Glyndŵr University in Wrexham, Wales.
Educated at the University of Wales, Lampeter and the University of Nottingham, Scott holds a PhD from De Montfort University. He went on to become Professor of English and Head of the School of Humanities at Sunderland Polytechnic, before becoming Pro Vice-Chancellor of De Montfort University in 1989. Scott was, for 14 years, Visiting Professor of English at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.