Brian Keith Williams

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentEducator Preparation


OfficeProctor Hall
Room: 277

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Proctor Hall


Ph D: Curriculum & Instruction, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2015

MAT: MAT-Middle Grades Education (6-9), The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2012

Other: Graduate Certificate in Teaching, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2011

BS: Marketing , The University of North Carolina At Greensboro, 2009

Research Interests

Literacy, Urban Education, Teacher Preparation, Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy

Recent Publications

Williams,  Nakeshia  Williams,  Brian  Jones-Fosu,  Stephanie  Carter,  Tyrette  ( 2019).  An Examination of Cross-Cultural Experiences on Developing Culturally Responsive Teacher Candidates.  ( 13,  1,  pp. 25).   Emerald Open Press.

Williams,  Brian  ( 2019).  Rising Above a Tracked System.  In Brian L. Wright, Nathaniel Bryan, Christopher Sewell, Kianga Thomas, Lucian Yates, Charles Barrett, and Michael A. Robinson,  Gumbo for the Soul: Males of Color Share their Stories, Meditations, Affirmations, and Inspirations    Information Age Publishing, Inc..

Williams,  Brian  ( 2017).  Voices from the Field: Assessing Students and Texts.  In Richard T. Vacca, Jo Anne L. Vacc, & Maryann Mraz,  Content Area Reading: Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum  ( 12,  pp. 107-108).   Pearson.

Adams,  Tempestt  Williams,  Brian  Lewis,  Chance  "That's the Point of Going": A Qualitative Inquiry into the Experiences of Black Males at an Early College High School.    The Journal of Advanced Academics .