Oscar Williams

Specialist in African American history researches black nationalism and conservatism

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Oscar Williams

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Africana Studies

African American history and literature; American slavery; black nationalism; black conservatism; slavery in New York

Campus phone: (518) 442-4730
Campus email: owilliams@albany.edu


Oscar Williams has conducted research in several areas, including 19th and 20th Century African American history, antebellum slavery, and African American intellectual history.

He is author of the book Portrait of a Black Conservative: George S. Schuyler. He has lectured on the topic of Black History Month and issues in black history at the University.