Andrea Williams to Become Interim Director of the TWP

Dr. Andreá N. Williams, an associate professor in the Department of English, has agreed to accept the position as Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) fellow and interim director of The Women's Place from January 1 to December 31, 2020. Dr. Williams specializes in African American literature and American literature to 1900.

Her research focuses on slave narratives and Black autobiography, Black periodicals and print culture, class, and U.S. women writers. Her current work traces the lives and writing of unmarried African American women who helped to cultivate ... full story.