Dr. George Walters-Sleyon earned his PhD from the University of Edinburgh (July 2019) in Practical Theology, Comparative Criminal Justice Reform Research (US and UK)/Criminology and Ethics (Christian and Social). He also has a Master of Divinity (MDiv) and postgraduate Masters in Sacred Theology (S.T.M.) in Philosophy, Theology/Religion and Social Ethics from Boston University. He is the author of the book: Locked Up and Locked Down: Multitude Lingers in Limbo Revised Edition. Please find attached his resume.
Dr. Walters possesses an interdisciplinary and international academic background. He provides services as a teacher, speaker, educator, policy analyst, researcher and resource developer as well as an academic and leadership coach.
Besides his academic interest, George is also a singer/songwriter, recording artist and poet. He has released two albums of gospel songs: “I Believe” and “Hold On You Will Survive.” One of his songs, “God’s Been Good to Me” was nominated Gospel Single of the Year in 2004. He is presently working on his first publication of a book of poetic expressions entitled: “Nuggets From the Night.” Dr. Walters is married with two boys. His recent album of two songs: “Beyond the Blues” is a soulful expression of victory over despair.