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?", and host of the blogtalk radio show - "The 411: Conflict Transformation".
She is currently a Professor of Communication with the Savannah College of Art and Design where she teaches courses in intercultural communication and public speaking, and conducts faculty training in the areas of conflict resolution and teaching in the culturally diverse classroom. Dr. Scott is also an adjunct professor in the Peace and Conflict Studies department, University of Manitoba, on the Advisory Board of the Truth Telling Project, and a member of: the 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, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and the Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence Speaker’s Bureau.
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.
Her primary interests include research, writing, and presentations on topics of conflict resolution, race relations, relationship-building, resilience studies, domestic violence, school violence, trauma management, and identity conflict.