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Dr. Yohuru R. Williams

Professor of History
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. BL 398: Independent Study
  2. HI 244: Constitutional & Legal Hist II
  3. HI 395: Internship