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Williams, Wilburn, Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Wilburn Williams hales from Greenwood, Mississippi.  Since 1999 he has taught English and Interdisciplinary Studies at The Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, NJ, where he holds the F.J.V. Hancox Distinguished Teaching Chair and is Associate Director of Multicultural Affairs for Academics.  Before becoming a secondary school teacher, he taught English and African-American Studies for twenty-three years at Wesleyan, MIT, Wellesley, Harvard, Colgate and SUNY-Albany.  A graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, he holds a B.A. in History from Amherst College and a Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale.  He was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.   His varied interests include teaching courses in African-American literature and history, Ernest Hemingway, Herman Melville, race in Western culture, and film.  He has spoken on race and multiculturalism at conferences for the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools, the National Association of Independent Schools, and The Association of Boarding Schools.

Email: Wilburn.Williams [at] gmail [dot] com and wwilliams [at] lawrenceville [dot] org

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