Scott Allen

Marketing and Communications Manager

Scott Allen is the Marketing and Communications Manager at the Gephardt Institute. He joined the team in May 2022, and spearheads the efforts to promote the institute’s programs and events and advance the vision and strategy of educating WashU students for lifelong engaged citizenship.
He developed a passion for civic and community engagement early in his professional career as a journalist for local newspapers, while also honing skills in effective public communication. Prior to joining Gephardt, Scott served as communications specialist in Student Affairs for just over five years. The move to the Gephardt Institute represents the merger of Scott’s creative talents with his love for civic and community engagement.
Scott graduated from Washington University’s University College with a degree in journalism and an emphasis on political science. Originally a farm kid from rural Indiana, Scott has lived in the Dogtown neighborhood for more than a decade and is still overjoyed to be part of the St. Louis and WashU communities.