Grad Students

Anthony J. Williams

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Fields of Study

Social Movements, Intersectionality, Incarceration, Race & Ethnicity, Qualitative Methods


Peer Reviewed Articles

Williams, A. “The Road to Private Prison Divestment: Inside the University of California student campaign.” Boom: A Journal of California, August 2016.

Williams, A. “South African Healthcare: Utopian Dream or Failed Reality?” 2016 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Journal.


Williams, A. “#MasculinitySoFragile.” American Sociological Association Sex & Gender Newsletter, November 2015, Fall Edition. Retrieved 25 November 2015

Grants and Awards

  • Graduate Dean's Scholar Award (UCLA), 2017-18
  • Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship (UCLA), 2017-22
  • Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow (UC Berkeley), 2014-16
  • Sociology Departmental Citation Recipient (UC Berkeley), 2016
  • California Alumni Association Leadership Award (UC Berkeley), 2015-16
  • Markowski-Leach Scholar (UC Berkeley), 2015-16
  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholar (University of Cape Town), 2014

Conference Presentations

Williams, A. (2016, August). ‘It means loving yourself enough’: Black women leaders and self care in the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Undergraduate Roundtable at the American Sociological Association Conference.

Williams, A. (2016, February). #MasculinitySoFragile: Dismantling Toxic Masculinity From the Inside Out. Presentation at the Center for Race & Gender’s Thursday Forum Series at the University of California, Berkeley.

Williams, A. (2015, November). Being a Visible Marker: How Black Queer Women Activists Battle Microaggressions. Presentation at the annual MMUF Regional Conference, Stanford University.

Williams, A. (2015, August). Being a Visible Marker: How Black Queer Women Activists Battle Microaggressions. Panel discussion at the Chicago Research Symposium: Humanities and Social Sciences Presentations, University of Chicago.

Williams, A. (2014, April). The G-Study: Examining men who have sex with men on Grindr. Presentation at the annual Multicultural Community Center Research Symposium, UC Berkeley.


Karida Brown and Marcus Anthony Hunter


B.A. (honors) in Sociology, University of California Berkeley, 2016