darlene anita scott holds degrees from Spelman College and Virginia Commonwealth University.  Her research interests include the corporeal performance of trauma and the violence of silence.
scott has experience in writing studio administration and practice; instruction in developmental, general, and advanced composition, creative writing, and ancient and modern humanities; and educational leadership.  scott,  Associate Professor of Composition and Creative Writing at Virginia Union University, is a published poet and visual artist.
More of her art and poetry can be found at darleneanitascott.com.