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Widener University Faculty Authors 2020 - 2021

Graduate & Continuing Studies

Janelle L. Williams, Ed.D.

Photo of Janelle Williams• Amechi, M. H., Stone, B. D., & Williams, J. L. (2020). Transitions and pathways: HBCU college Choice among black students with foster care experience. Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 32(2), 9–24. http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=eric&AN=EJ1276432&site=eds-live

• Brown, Z.C., Williams, J.L., & Esters, L.T. ( 2021, February). Presidents and their strategies to build partnerships at HBCUs. The Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity and Justice at Rutgers University. https://proctor.gse.rutgers.edu/sites/default/files/MSIreportFeb21_R4.pdf

• Jones, B. & Williams, J. L. (2020, August). Institutions must be held accountable for how they are failing Black academics — and Black women academics in particular. Hechinger Reporthttps://hechingerreport.org/opinion-when-institutions-fail-black-women-in-academia/ 

•   Palmer, R. & Williams, J.L. (2021). Ph.D. to professor: An open letter to a young scholar. In F. E. Brooks, A. A. Hilton, C. H. Davis, & R. Hamrick (Eds). The beauty and the burden of being a Black professor (pp. 37-52)  Emerald Publishing, United Kingdom. http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=2552929&site=eds-live  

• Williams, J.L. & Dixon, K. (2020, August). Are HBCUs ready for an increase in enrollment? Diverse Issues in Higher Educationhttps://diverseeducation.com/article/187660/ 

• Williams, J. L., Jones, B. & Brown, Z.C. (2021, June). Choosing Cheyney: Why Cheyney University is still a choice for college bound students. Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. https://cmsi.gse.rutgers.edu/sites/default/files/Choosing%20Cheyney%20Brief.pdf