CSUN, Africana Studies Department Honors the Legacy of Emeritus Professor Johnie Scott
Former Chair and Associate Professor of Africana Studies at California State University, Northridge, Professor Scott served the CSUN Africana Studies department, and campus community for over 30 years. A distinguished teacher and creative scholar, Professor Scott work has been grounded in the Black community. He worked tirelessly to enrich the Africana Studies Writing Program and Africana Studies Writing Center as a former director. Countless numbers of students, faculty and community members throughout California pay homage to Professor Scott's investment in their intellectual growth and well-being.
A husband, father, grandfather and friend, Professor Scott beautiful spirit filled his family and community for decades. As community-centered activist, Professor Scott pioneered work in the Watts community to the White House. He has been honored and celebrated by many, and loved by all. Please join us in honoring the legacy of Professor Johnny Scott.
Some of Professor Scott’s contributions has been documented below:
- CSUN Africana Studies Professor Retires After 33 Years on Campus from CSUN Today
- From Watts to Harvard, CSUN Pan African Studies professor shares his journey from the CSUN Sundial
Donate to the Johnie Harold Scott Memorial Scholarship