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Dr. Yohuru R. Williams

Professor of History
ywilliams@fairfield.edu
o: Canisius Hall Rm 323
p: x2322

 

B.A., M.A., University of Scranton
Ph.D., Howard University

Current Research Interests

Dr. Williams is presently finishing up a single-authored book entitled Six Degrees of Segregation: Lynching, Capital Punishment and Jim Crow Justice, 1865-1960.

Research Fields:

  • African American History
  • Civil Rights/Black Power Movements
  • African American Constitutional and Legal History
  • Urban History, Twentieth Century American History
  • The African Diaspora
  • History and Social Studies Pedagogy

Courses Taught

  1. AS 404: American Studies Graduate Proj
  2. ASHI 338: Long Black Freedom Struggle
  3. HI 10: Origins of Modern World
  4. HI 30: Europe & World in Transition
  5. HI 239: 20th Century United States
  6. HI 243: Amer Const&Legal HI I 76-1900
  7. HI 244: American Constitutional II
  8. HI 264: African-Amer History,from 1865
  9. HI 338: TheLong Black Freedom Struggle
  10. HI 395: Internship
  11. HI 397: SpTop:LongBlackFreedomMove
  12. HR 202: Honors Seminar