Title: Adjunct Professor of Urban Studies and Professor Emeritus
Company: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States
Clarence Gerome Williams Sr., PhD, Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor of Urban Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in urban planning education.
Since 1972, Dr. Williams has found success with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After serving as a professor in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning for more than 20 years, he accepted the designation of professor emeritus in 2004. In 2022, he returned to the institution as an adjunct professor of urban studies.
Dr. Williams worked for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as an assistant equal opportunity officer from 1984 to 1997. From 1980 to 1982, he was acting director of the Office of Minority Education, and from 1974 to 1980, he was the special assistant to the president and chancellor for minority affairs. Dr. Williams began his career as the assistant dean of the graduate school at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In preparation for his career, Dr. Williams attended North Carolina Central University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in history. He continued his higher education at Hampton University, obtaining a Master of Arts in counseling psychology. Concluding his studies at the University of Connecticut, Dr. Williams graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy in higher education administration and counseling psychology.
Among his professional accomplishments, Dr. Williams is proud to have focused on the growth and development of students from various backgrounds. He works to appreciate the diverse history of his students. In this manner, Dr. Williams hopes to contribute to building a democracy that appreciates everyone regardless of their background.
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