Dr. Sheneka Williams is Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Educational Administration at Michigan State University. A former high school social studies teacher, Dr. Williams enjoys teaching and conducting research. Her research examines desegregation and its resultant effects on students of color and rural education for African American students in the US Deep South. Her research has been published in journals such as Educational Policy, Teachers College Record, and Urban Education. Aspects of her research have also been presented at The National Press Club, the American Enterprise Institute, and on CNN and NPR.
Dr. Williams is former board member and President of an Athens, GA-based non-profit, Books for Keeps. When not working or serving her community, Dr. Williams enjoys gardening, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.