Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D.

Professor, Consultant, Author

Dr. Imani Michelle Scott is a scholar, consultant, practitioner and specialist in the areas of human communication, conflict analysis and conflict resolution. She is the recent editor and contributing author of: Crimes against Humanity in the Land of the Free: Can a Truth and Reconciliation Process Heal Racial Conflict in America (2014), an award-winning writer and a frequent guest speaker at national and international symposiums on the topics of resilience, domestic violence, transgenerated transmissions of trauma, community-based violence and more. Additionally, she has distinguished and published articles and presentations on topics related to truth and reconciliation processes, police violence, school violence, intercultural communication, and conflict resolution. Dr. Scott holds a doctorate in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from Nova Southeastern University, a Master of Arts in Speech Communication from Montclair State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts from Florida Atlantic University. Presently, Dr. Scott is a Professor of Communication for the internationally-acclaimed university for art and design, the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). At SCAD, Dr. Scott teaches courses in Intercultural Communication and Public Speaking and facilitates the University’s Faculty Development Program. Dr. Scott is on the Board of Directors for and Membership Chair of the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education and a Principal Consultant for Relationship Building Associates. She has present and past associations with the Truth Telling Project, Association for Conflict Resolution, the National Action Network, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the American Association for University Professors, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and the Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence Speaker’s Bureau. To learn more, visit: