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John Williams III
Assistant Professor, Teaching, Learning, and Culture
Office#: 333 Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4232
Office Phone: Not provided
Primary Emphasis Area: Culture, Curriculum and Instruction
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Office Hours
Tuesday     By Appointment Only
Wednesday     By Appointment Only
Thursday     By Appointment Only
Short Bio
John A. Williams III, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Multicultural Education at Texas A&M University at College Station. His research focuses on developing and replicating best practices, policies, and personnel to dismantle inequitable discipline outcomes for African American students in K-12 school environments. Additionally, his research investigates how to prepare and support culturally inclusive teachers through the adaptation of multiculturalist frameworks.
Research Interests
Critical Race Theory
Juvenile Justice
Multicultural Education
School Discipline
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Acosta, J., Williams III, J., & Hunt, B. (2019). Dual Language Program Models and English Language Learners: An Analysis of the Literacy Results from a 50/50 and a 90/10 Model in Two California Schools. Journal of Educational Issues, 5(2), 1-12.

2. Williams III, J. A., Hart, L. C., & Algozzine, B. (2019). Perception vs. reality: edTPA perceptions and performance for teacher candidates of color and White candidates Teaching and Teacher Education, 83(19), 120-133.

3. Richardson, S. C., Williams III, J. A., & Lewis, C. W. (2019). Social workers and urban school discipline: Do we need a time out? Urban Social Work, 3(2), 207-230. doi:10.1891/2474-8684.3.2.207

4. Williams III, J. A., & Glass, T. S. (2019). Teacher education and multicultural courses in North Carolina. Journal of Multicultural Education, 13(2), 155-168. Retrieved from

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

Courses Taught
2019 - 2020
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