Hettie V. Williams

Lecturer in African American History, Monmouth University

Hettie V. Williams, Ph.D., has taught survey courses in U.S. history, world history, and upper division courses on the history of African Americans at the university level for more than a dozen years. Her teaching and research interests include: African American intellectual history, gender in U.S. history, and race/ethnicity studies. Currently, she is a lecturer of African American history in the Department of History and Anthropology at Monmouth University. She has published various entries and essays for several encyclopedias, edited volumes, and has co-edited/authored four books including, with Dr. G. Reginald Daniel, professor of historical sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union (University Press of Mississippi, 2014). Her latest book is a forthcoming edited volume entitled Bury My Heart in a Free Land: Black Women Intellectuals in Modern U.S. History (Praeger, 2017).