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Larry Menyweather-Woods

MERLOT Contributor  MERLOT Author  Member of VSB
Independent Scholar
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Sep 21, 2011
Member Since: Jun 20, 2011

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Affiliations

Primary Affiliation:
  • Hampton University (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, VA, United States)
Secondary Affiliations:
  • Creighton University (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, NE, United States)
  • University of Nebraska System - Omaha (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, NE, United States)
  • LCGW Consultants (Pending) (Non-Profit, Public, NC, United States)

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Contact Information

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Address:
6128 Chamberlain Pl
Apt 102
Winston-Salem, NC 27103 United States

Languages

  • Low German; Low Saxon; German, Low; Saxon, Low - speaking level (Novice) - reading level (Novice)

Skills & Interests

Education History

  • Bachelor of Arts Psychology/Religious Studies (06/1983)
    Saint Leo University Fort Lee Army Educational Service Center
  • Master of Arts Pre-Doctoral Biblical Studies (05/1985)
    Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
  • Doctor of Philosophy Human Sciences (05/2008)
    University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Positions

  • Adjunct Professor (03/2011 - Current) Hampton University Online
  • Adjunct Professor, Gerontology (08/2009 - 02/2010) Winston-Salem State University
  • Assistant Professor (08/1994 - 08/2009) University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO)

Publications

  • Menyweather-Woods, Larry C.. (December 2010). Review of Jonathan Walton's Watch This! The Ethics and Aesthetics of Black Televangelism. in The Black Scholar, Journal of Black Studies & Research (40, 3, 45-47).
  • Menyweather-Woods, Larry C.. (April 2009). Death rituals in the heartland: the experience of African Americans in Omaha, Nebraska in The Forum (35, 2, 9).
  • Menyweather-Woods, Larry C.. (2006). Review of Rhonda Williams’. The Politics of Public Housing. Black Women’s Struggles against Urban Inequality. in The Black Scholar, Journal of Black Studies & Research (35, 4, 42-43).
  • Comstock, Gary D.. (2001). Rev. Larry C. Menyweather-Woods in The Whosoever church. Welcoming lesbians and gay men into African American congregations. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press.

Associations

  • Association for Death Education and Counseling - The Thanatology Association (ADEC)
    Chair of Chaplain Committee 01/2007 - Current
  • American Academy of Religion (AAR)
    Member 01/2006 - Current
  • National Coalition for Independent Scholars (NCIS)
    Member 01/2010 - Current
  • The Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
    Reviewer 01/2004 - Current
  • Association for Study of Life of African American Life and History (ASLAH)
    Served as Moderator, Presentor 01/2007 - Current
  • Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)
    Reviewer 01/2008 - Current
  • National Black Studies Association (NBSA)
    Presenter 01/2006 - 06/2011

Honors and Awards

  • Special Faculty Development Fellowship (08/2003)
    A fellowship the school awards promising Ph.D. candidates to serve in teaching positions beginning as Instructor until completion of doctorate. By maintaining a GPA of 3 and above, teaching 3/3 or 3/4 load.

Teaching Experience

  • Special Topics (Winter 2006)
    University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) - Black Religion and Gerontology
    This course emphasized the relationship of Black Religions in development of programs to assist in the elderly within the community
  • Special Topics (Winter 2003)
    University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) - Developing Community-based Nonprofits
    Taught this course in the development of Nonprofits examining thoroughly the creation, funding, resources in nonprofits. Examine closely state laws governing and the best organizational structure for a nonprofit. Taught course for two and developed it into an online course.
  • Afro American Religions and Theology (Winter 1996)
    University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) - Black Religions
    Revised the course to include Black Religions instead of the traditional course which involved only a study of the Black Church without examining the influence of the African experience. The course continued to examine the influence of religion in every aspect of the human experience. Black Religions of the Diaspora were also included.
  • Community Engagement (Winter 2006)
    University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) - Historical Research and Community Involvement
    Course was developed into online course and begin making the transition to online research with statiscal training using SPSS. Empashis was placed on research writing using APA format. The course grew and the subject matter would change and included various learning resources.

Presentations

  • Hymns as Death Education Curriculum for Blackamericans, 06/24/2011
    Poster Presentation for the 9th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society (Association for Death Education)
  • Teaching Blackamerican Elderly Me to Assist in the Reduction of Incidences of Violence in Black America: Example from the Heartland - Omaha, NE 2001-2009, 03/21/2011
    Poster presentation at the 36th Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Cincinnati, OH (unable to attend)
  • 9th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society (Association for Death Education), 03/21/2011
    Presentation at the 35th Annual National Conference of the National Council for Black Studies (NCBS) Cincinnati, OH (Unable to attend)
  • The Blackamerican Church, National Urban League, and Black Economic Empowerment, 10/02/2010
    Presentation at the 95th Association for Study of Life of African American Life and History (ASLAH) Convention regarding the Church's role in the Great Migration.
  • The Effect of Educational Intervention on Worldview of Black American Faith Leaders and Congregations., 11/05/2009
    Examination of African American Faith Leaders and Congregations in re-engaging Black Americans into once again representing the voice of the Community.
  • The Re-Africanization of the Historic Black Church in America, 03/07/2009
    The study of Black Religion has been marginalized at an academic level of objective description and disinterestedness. The practical needs have been too pressing, assisting in demise of scientific study of Black Religion which impacts Community.