Prof. Michael Scott
BSc, MA, PhD

About the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Academic Engagement

Married for over 30 years, a parent, grandparent and an educator and social scientist with a working career of over 40 years spanning the worlds of teaching, research, regional examination assessment, public management, academic institutional management and social science assessments and audits of forests and education institutions.  

Current Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Academic Engagement, Former Dean (2016) and (2005-2010) and Director of Graduate Studies Faculty of Social Sciences (1997-2002 and 2003-2005), lecturer, Department of Government and International Affairs (1996-present) of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Guyana. Former Academic Board member of the Commonwealth of Learning (2007-2010), a visiting lecturer/professor to Clarke Atlanta University - Morehouse and Spellman Colleges (2002) and a member of the ACU Fellows Network on Governance. Current Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Engagement. 

An Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Post-Doctoral Fellow in Governance and Visiting Fellow to the Political Economy Research Centre, Sheffield University (2003). A PhD Graduate of University of London, Goldsmiths College, in Social Sciences and Administration 1995; MA Graduate University of Sheffield in Methods of Analysis in International Studies 1991; A British Council Graduate Scholarship awardee 1989. BSocSc University of Guyana, Sociology (Distinction) 1984; and Grade 1 Class 1 Trained Teacher, Cyril Potter College of Education 1977. 

An author and co-author of in excess of twenty five scholarly pieces of work in books, journal articles, book reviews, working papers, conference papers on governance and the public sector; other publications including requested journal articles in other areas of interest, essays and poetry on diverse subjects; and advisory reports for international development institutions.  

The current Chairperson of the Inter-ministry Committee on Social Cohesion in Guyana.

An elected laity of the General Board, and the International Board of Education (overseeing 52 universities and tertiary level institutions worldwide) of the Global Nazarene Church. Also functions in an advisory capacity at the Regional, Field and District levels of the Nazarene Church. Current Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the ACTT accredited Caribbean Nazarene College in Trinidad and Tobago and a member of the Covenant of Christian Conduct (Global Nazarene Church) on Human Sexuality in 2016.

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