Sunday, February 3, 2019

James H. Williams

Principal, North America |

James H. Williams is a Researcher and Teacher in the field of International Education and Development. A graduate of Harvard University, James holds the UNESCO Chair in International Education for Development at The George Washington University. He directs the PhD Program in Education at The George Washington University, and the cross-disciplinary research team on Education and Inequality: Access and Identity. Dr. Williams has extensive international experience in East and Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Author of more than 50 books and articles, he is editor of a three-volume series of books on education, national identity, and conflict published by Sense/Brill Publishers. Associate Editor of the Journal of Education in Emergencies, he is also a founding member of the Network to Integrate SDG Target 4.7 and SEL Skills into Educational Materials (NISSEM).


Selected Publications

Bellino, M. & Williams, J.H. (Eds.) (2017). (Re)constructing memory: Education, identity and conflict. Rotterdam, NL: Sense Publishers.

Williams, J.H. & Bokhorst-Heng, W.A. (Eds.) (2016). (Re)constructing memory: Textbooks, identity, nation, state. Rotterdam, NL: Sense Publishers.

Kitamura, Y., Edwards, D.B., Chhinh, S., & Williams, J.H. (2015). The political economy of schooling in Cambodia: Issues of quality and equity. New York: Palgrave-MacMillan.

Williams, J.H. (2014). (Eds.) (Re)constructing memory: School textbooks and the imagination of the nation. Rotterdam, NL: Sense Publishers.

Cummings. W.K., & Williams, J.H. (Eds.) (2008). Policy-making for education reform in developing countries: Volume II. Options and strategies. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

Williams, J.H., & Cummings. W.K. (2005). Policy-making for education reform in developing countries: Volume I. Contexts and processes. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press.

Mundy, K., Moulton, J., Welmond, M. & Williams, J.H. (2002). Education reforms in Sub-Saharan Africa: Paradigm lost? Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press.