Foreign Language Department Chair and Spanish Instructor
B.A. Literature and Communications
DOD Certified Interpreter, Russian, Spanish
R. Scott Nelson served a career in the US Navy as a Cryptologic Technician Interpreter. He is a two-time graduate of what many consider to be the best language school in the world - the US Army’s Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (Russian 1980, Spanish 1984).
Nelson served in Spain, Panama, Scotland, various U.S. Stations (including NSA) as well as numerous afloat platforms around the world. When Nelson retired from the Navy, he began a 20-year teaching career at Wentworth Military College, teaching Philosophy, Logic, Rhetoric, Comparative Religions, Russian, Spanish and Persian. Mr. Nelson joined the faculty of MMA in 2017.
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