Nakeshia N. Williams

TitleAssistant Professor

DepartmentLeadership Studies and Adult Education


OfficeProctor Hall
Room: 235

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Nakeshia N. Williams


Ph D: Curriculum & Instruction, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2016

MA: Rehabilitation Counseling, South Carolina State University, 2001

BA: English Education, South Carolina State University, 2000

Research Interests

multicultural education, urban education, social justice education, digital media literacy, equity and diversity

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.

Byker,  Erik  Good,  Amy  Williams,  Nakeshia  ( 2017).  Community mapping video podcast project: Developing teacher candidates' sociocultural consciousness.  In Grant, S.G., Lee, J., & Swan, K.,  Teaching Social Studies: A Methods Book for Methods Teachers    Information Age Publishing.

Williams,  Nakeshia  ( 2017).  It's not hard work, it's heart work.  ( 2,  49,  pp. 20).   Urban Education Review.

Williams,  Nakeshia  Lewis,  Chance  Bryant,  Dante  Bryant,  Amber   Robinson,  Derrick  ( 2017).  At risk children and teacher preparation.  In F.D. Beachum and F.E. Obiakor ,  Improving educational outcomes of vulnerable children: Starting from the bottom    Plural Publishing.

Williams,  Nakeshia  Byker,  Erik  Good,  Amy  ( 2016).  Creating social podcasts: Introducing teacher candidates to critical media literacy.  ( 2,  7,  pp. 20).   Journal of Social Studies Education Research.

Williams,  Nakeshia  Byker,  Erik  Good,  Amy   ( 2016).  Tweeting as civic agency: What is the role of social media in Elementary Education Classrooms?.  ( 1,  31,  pp. 20).   The Social Studies Texan.

Williams,  Nakeshia  Campbell-Whatley,  Gloria  Wang,  Chan  Toms,  Odella  ( 2015).  Factor affecting campus climate: Creating a welcoming environment.  ( 2,  18,  pp. 13).   New Waves Educational Research and Development.

Williams,  Nakeshia  Young-Wallace,  Jennifer  Black girl lost: Mediated experiences of adolescent Black females' academic self-concept.  ( 1,  2,  pp. 24).   Journal of Research and Educational Perspective.