Dr. Imani Michelle Scott is a scholar and consultant in the areas of human communication and conflict analysis and resolution. She is also a frequent public speaker on the topics of building resilience, improving race relations, and surviving domestic violence. Dr. Scott holds a doctorate in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from Nova Southeastern University, a master’s degree in Communication Studies from Montclair State University and a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts from Florida Atlantic University.
In addition to having her work published in numerous scholarly journals and peer-reviewed books, Dr. Scott is editor of and contributing author to “Crimes against Humanity in the Land of the Free: Can a Truth and Reconciliation Process Heal Racial Conflict in America?”; co-editor and contributing author to the soon-to-be released, “Routledge Companion to Peace and Conflict Studies”; former contributor to Huffington Post and an award-winning writer. As a frequent guest speaker and workshop facilitator, Dr. Scott has shared the national and international stage with esteemed civil and human rights activists, and worked fervently to advance the causes of peace, social justice and equity throughout the world.
As a Professor of Communication for the internationally-acclaimed university for creative careers, the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Dr. Scott teaches courses in Intercultural Communication and Public Speaking and serves as Faculty Advisor to the Black Student Association.