Bianca C. Williams
Position: Associate Professor, Anthropology
Program: Anthropology
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Duke University
Williams, a black feminist cultural anthropologist, studies topics related to race, gender, and activism, including black feminist leadership and pedagogy, most recently in the Black Lives Matter movement. She is the author of the forthcoming book The Pursuit of Happiness: Black Women, Diasporic Dreams, and the Politics of Emotional Transnationalism (Duke University Press, 2018). She was previously an associate professor of cultural anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she received the 2016 American Anthropological Association and Oxford University Press Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching of Anthropology.