Lecturer of English
A former Lecturer of English at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in the Netherlands, Patience Williams now works as a full-time Lecturer at Howard University. As an Interdisciplinary Fellow from Rutgers University, she completed an MFA in fiction writing and earned a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma City University in English literature. In 2021, she was awarded a Fulbright fellowship in the Netherlands and taught at Breda University of Applied Sciences in North Brabant. She has completed coursework, research, and/or study at the University of Oxford, Yale University, the Universidad Autónoma Benito Juárez de Oaxaca, and the Center of Study and Investigation for Decolonial Dialogues. She is a recipient of the Coalition of Community Writing's Emerging Scholars award.
Her creative nonfiction has been published in Amsterdam, Berlin, and the American Midwest. In 2022 she launched a weekly newsletter titled GET FREE, which promotes sustainable teachings to overcome feelings of illegitimacy and inadequacy. For insights regarding the sacred act of unlearning, you can join her here: https://patiencewilliams1.substack.com/?utm_source=substack&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=substack_profile&utm_source=%2Fprofile%2F95681788-p-a-williams&utm_medium=reader2