Miesha Williams

Dr. Miesha Williams, Associate Professor and Vice Chair of the Spelman College Economics Department. Prior to joining Spelman, she completed a position as Visiting Scholar with USC Price Public Policy School and was previously employed by Morehouse College. She researches macroeconomic policies in Africa and the U.S as well as disparate outcomes impacting race. She’s obtained grants and scholarships from Title III, NSF, USDA, Carnegie Foundation, Koch Foundation and NIH. She’s published in AEA Papers and Proceedings, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Economics Race and Policy, Review of Black Political Economy, and co-edited a special issue on Social Justice with the Agricultural and Resource Economics Review. She is a National Economic Association board member, secretary to the African Political Economic Association, and Research Associate with University of New Orleans Entrepreneurship Center. Williams’ Economics’ B.S. (2007) is from Florida A&M University, while her Economics M.A. (2010) and Ph.D. (2014) are from University of Alabama.