Member Profile

Larry Menyweather-Woods

Larry Menyweather-Woods


Larry Menyweather-Woods is an author of materials Larry Menyweather-Woods is a member of the Virtual Speakers Bureau



Members from Larry’s institution

Virtual Speakers Bureau

Skills & Interests


  • National Coalition for Independent Scholars (NCIS)
    Member 01/2010 – Current
  • Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)
    Reviewer 01/2008 – Current
  • Association for Death Education and Counseling - The Thanatology Association (ADEC)
    Chair of Chaplain Committee 01/2007 – Current

Education History

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


  • 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).

Teaching Experience

  • 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.
  • 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.


  • Low German; Low Saxon; German, Low; Saxon, Low
    • Speaking level: Novice
    • Reading level: Novice

Honors & 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.


  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)


  • 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)