Scott co-authored the book "Investing the Templeton Way" with Lauren Templeton, released in 2008 by McGraw Hill. Scott is also the author of "Buying at the Point of Maximum Pessimism", a book on forward-looking investment themes published by the FT Press in 2010. In addition to these books, Scott co-authored a revision of William Proctor’s 1983 biography of Sir John Templeton titled "The Templeton Touch" released in December 2012. Scott is a member of the John Templeton Foundation and a trustee with the Templeton Foundation Inc. Scott received his B.A. from Sewanee: The University of the South.