Scott Niederjohn holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and an MBA with an applied economics concentration from Marquette University.
Since joining Lakeland's faculty in 2004, Niederjohn has led the creation of the Lakeland Center for Economic Education, which works with EconomicsWisconsin to create financial literacy and economics curriculum and other tools for K-12 teachers. Niederjohn serves on the Governor's Council on Financial Literacy. He won the Governor's Financial Literacy Award in 2011, 2012 and 2014.
In December 2014, Niederjohn was featured in Money magazine for his work on financial literacy.
His research has been featured in numerous academic journals, and his research and thoughts on public policy and other state issues regularly have him quoted by statewide media outlets.
In the fall of 2013, Niederjohn taught at the University of Luxembourg as a Fulbright Scholar.