Services: Dr. George Walters-Sleyon

Professional memberships:

Dr. Walters is a teacher, educator, academic and leadership coach. He has spoken at several conferences in the United States and the United Kingdom and has served as a tutor concurrently at the School of Law and the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh. Dr. Walters has professional membership in the following national and international organizations in the US and UK.

  • American Academy of Religion                                                2018-Present
  • British Society of Criminology                                                  2018-Present
  • American Association of Blacks in Higher Education               2018-Present
  • Society for the Study of Theology                                            2017-Present
  • Society for the Study of Christian Ethics                                  2017-Present
  • Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research                     2015-Present
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)    2010-Present

Academic and Leadership Coaching:

 I provide academic coaching for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students. My academic background from three continents: Africa, United States and the United Kingdom provides insights to help students navigate the academy in the following areas: 

  • Subject and course selection
  • Mentoring and supervision
  • Stress management
  • Time management
  • Academic goals accomplishment
  • Tutoring and skills develpoment
  • Racial and social marginallzation
  • Etc.

I also provide leadership coaching/training and development of work place culture for institutions, companies and organization.

Services for seminars and training sessions.

Dr. Walters teaches and speaks on the following topics and areas but is not limited to these areas.

Personal Development

  • Principles of Self-Development
  • Empowerment and motivation
  • Leadership coaching and Mentoring
  • Mind mapping and Accomplishing your goals
  • Leadership and Team Development
  • “Soft power” and “Hard power”
  • Social capital

Social Ethics and Society

  • Secularism and Globalization: The Discontent with Modernity
  • Enlightenment and Continental philosophy: Kant, Hegel, Locke, Hume, etc.
  • The history of race and Western Philosophy
  • Personalism and Human Dignity
  • Social Philosophy and Social Change
  • The Common Good
  • Race, Religion, and Class Stratification

 Comparative Criminal Justice (US and UK) and Criminology

  • Law, Religion and the Penal System
  • Mass imprisonment in Scottish and England and Wales Prisons
  • The War on Drugs and the production of mass incarceration in the United States
  • The future of prison chaplaincy in the US, Scotland and England and Wales
  • Prison Chaplains under the era of mass incarceration
  • Ageing, dying and death in the US and UK prisons
  • Solitary confinement in US and UK prisons.
  • Religion and Desistance
  • The School-to-Prison Pipeline and Black Education in America
  • Racial Profiling and Critical Race Theories
  • Studies in Religion and Recidivism: Alternatives to Mass Incarceration
  • Crime, Race and Mass Incarceration in the United Kingdom and the United States
  • Restorative Justice and Race
  • Mass Incarceration and the Black Family

Theology, The Church and Church Growth

  • Congregational Leadership and Ministry
  • Secularism and the Church in Scotland: Empirical Research
  • Secularism and the Church in England and Wales
  • The “Death” of the Church in Europe
  • God, The World, and Me: Principles of Theological Development
  • Church Development and Sustainability
  • Ministry Development: Focus on Men, Singles, and Youth Empowerment
  • Homiletics, Hermeneutics, and Apologetics
  • Theories of Blended Worship and Worship Ministry Development
  • Prayer, Praise, and Existence: Living in the Profane and the Sacred

Black History

  • Reform strategies of the Abolitionists
  • The history of the Civil Rights Movement and Social Reform
  • E.B. DuBois, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Lessons from the Civil Rights Movements
  • The Black Codes, the Convict Leasing System and the production of Lynching
  • Slavery and the Enlightenment
  • African American religious and social history
  • British Black Theology
  • Black Theology
  • African philosophy and Communitarianism
  • DuBois, Fanon, and Ida B. Wells: The Development of a Social Critique

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