Scholarly Writings


Commissioning Educators: The United Nation’s Call to Advance its Global Peace Imperative through Cultural Diversity-Focused Pedagogy, in Routledge Companion to Peace and Conflict Studies. [Co-editor to this work-in-progress]. Anticipated publication by Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group Publishers, UK, 2019.

The Political Economy of Race in Academia: Beckoning Peace and Conflict Studies to Become a Conduit of Change Regarding Race Relations and Social Injustice in the United States, in Routledge Companion to Peace and Conflict Studies. [Co-editor to this work-in-progress]. Anticipated publication by Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group Publishers, UK, 2019.

Routledge Companion to Peace and Conflict Studies. Byrne, S., Matyok, T. and Scott, I. Authors and Co-editors. (2019). Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group Publishers:UK. [work in progress]

Negro Morals and Manners: A comparative analysis between the non-fiction of W.E.B. DuBois and the fiction of Nella Larsen. A    chapter in, Writing the Harlem Renaissance: Revisiting the Vision. Ed. Emily Williams. Lexington Books, New York, NY 2017. ISBN#978-0-7391-9680-9 .

Crimes against Humanity in the Land of the Free: Can a Truth and Reconciliation Process heal Racial Conflict in America? ISBN# 978-1-4408-3043-3. Praeger ABC-CLIO. Santa Barbara, CA. 2014.

I’m LeBron Baby: Perceptions, Positions and Projections of the Presidential Election of Barack Obama on African American Male Identity. A chapter in: Critical Essays on Barack Obama: Reaffirming the Hope, Revitalizing the Dream. Ed. Melvin Rahming. ISBN#9781443836210. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. London, England. 2012.

Dissertation: Shadows of the Soul: Exploring the Transitory Nature of the Human Spirit in Response to the Violence and Trauma Associated with Terrorist Phenomena. 2004. ProQuest Publishers. Access:

Editorial Consultant/National Academic Advisory Team_On-Line Learning Systems: Public Speaking: Preparation and Presentation in a Digital World. Coast Community College District and Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. Dubuque, IA. ISBN# 978-0-7575-9846-3. 2011-2012.

Consultant/Book Reviewer: Professional Resources for Communication Instructors. Bedford/St. Martin’s Publishing Company. Boston, MA. September, 2008. 

Author: Evolving Towards Excellence: The Guidebook for Designing, Implementing and Evaluating an online Public Speaking Course. Unpublished. June, 2008.

Consultant/Media Reviewer: A Speaker’s Guidebook. 4th edition. Bedford/St. Martin’s Publishing Company. Boston, MA. 2008.

Consultant/Book Reviewer: The Art and Science of Public Speaking. 6th edition. McGraw-Hill Publishing Company. New York, NY. 2006.

Author/Course Developer for Speech and Public Speaking – The Online Course. Savannah College of Art and Design. 2006.

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, 21:1. Fall, 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, 8:3. Spring, 2003.

The Phenomenon of Road Rage: Complexities, Discrepancies and Opportunities for CR Analysis. Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution, 3.3. ISSN#1522-211X. Fall 2000.

The Phenomenon of School Violence: Searching for causes and Hoping for cures. Unpublished.  December, 1999.

A Perennial Mourning:  Identity Conflict and the Transgenerational Transmission of Trauma within the African American Community. Journal of Mind and Human Interaction, Vol. #1. Spring 2000.

National Security Policy Initiatives: Adapting Processes for a New World Here. Unpublished. Spring, 2002.

The Internship Coursepack: A Guide to Making Your Internship a Success. McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, New York, NY. ISBN#0-07-234071-1. 1998.

Writings: Popular/Media


Huffington Post contributions:


 "America: SPEAK the 7 words. Evidence-based. Science-based. Fetus. Diversity. Transgender. Vulnerable. Entitlement."

"Confronting Race and Racial Conflict in America: Silence is not an option."

“Living While Black (LWB): My personal struggle with police violence in America.”

“Creatively speaking truth to power: The Intersection of Art, Politics and Race.”

“Salt and Light - Reverend Dr. C.T. Vivian: An amazing man wo helped change the world.”

“Rise Up: This is not complicated.”

“Last night I dreamed of you and now, I must say goodbye: A Tribute to President Barack Obama.”

“It’s Called ‘Battered Race Syndrome.’ Or Something Like That.”

"In the Midst of the Madness: Is there any hope for American Civility?”

"It's the Right to Live We're After." Bebe Winans on Black Lives Matter: Born For This, And Much More."

"'The Devil is Beating His Wife': Let's Take Family Secrets Out of the Closet."

"A Mother's Plea: Let's Start a Movement and Take Snitchin' Out of Our Vocabulary."

"Is the repellent mockery of others the new American norm?"

"The Ferguson Truth Initiative: Building on the Legacies of South Africa and Greensboro."

"The Transgenerational Transmission of Trauma … And how are the Children? Part II."

"The Transgenerational Transmission of Trauma: “Tell Ray Ray … not around here bruh.” Part I.".

"#Iwouldnever: The Truth Telling Project Calls on All Black Americans to Take the Pledge."

"A Searching Moral Inventory: America's Opportunity to Avoid the Haunting Self-Destruction of Racism."

"Where is the world ... ?"