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Imani Michelle Scott

General education professor


  • B.A., communication arts, Florida Atlantic University, 1982
  • M.A., speech communication, Montclair State University, 1993
  • Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2004

Awards, recognitions, and honors

Beacon Of Hope Award, Alpha Kappa Alpha Connection Committee, Lambda Epsilon Omega, 2009; Student Ambassador's Choice Award, SCAD, 2009; Presidential Fellowship, SCAD, 2009; Featured in "Woman on the Move," Florida Star, 2005; Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 2004; Faculty Fellows grant to implement service learning project, The Corporation for National and Community Service, 2004; Research fellow, consortium on negotiation and conflict resolution, Georgia State University, 2003; Special Recognition Award for contributions to service learning, Clark Atlanta University School of Education, 2002


Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, Institutional Effectiveness Council, SCAD Faculty Leadership Committee, College Council: Survey Research, College Assessment of Academic Proficiency Review Council, Relationship Building Associates, Advisory Board for the Truth Telling Project, Association for Conflict Resolution, the American Association for Blacks in Higher Education, the National Action Network, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the American Association for University Professors.

Publications and presentations

  • In 2014, editor and co-author of the book: “Crimes against Humanity in the Land of the Free: Can a Truth and Reconciliation Process Heal Racial Conflict in America?”
  • "I'm LeBron Baby: Perceptions, Positions and Projections of the Presidential Election of Barack Obama on African American Male Identity," Mellen Publishing, 2011
  • "Shadows of the Soul: Exploring the Transitory Nature of the Human Spirit in Response to the Violence and Trauma Associated with Terrorist Phenomena," dissertation, ProQuest Publishers, 2008
  • Exploring the intra-group conflict constructs and behaviors of African American public school children in an inner-city Conflict Resolution Education (CRE) program. Conflict Resolution Quarterly (CRQ) - special issue on conflict resolution education, 2003
  • Looking Through a Glass Darkly: Applying the Lens of Social Cubism to the Police Minority Group Conflict in America, Journal of International and Comparative Law, 2003
  • The Phenomenon of Road Rage: Complexities, Discrepancies and Opportunities for CR Analysis. Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution, 2000
  • A Perennial Mourning: Identity Conflict and the Transgenerational Transmission of Trauma within the African American Community, Journal of Mind and Human Interaction, Vol. 1, 2000
  • The Internship Coursepack: A Guide to Making Your Internship a Success, New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, 1998