Desha L. Williams has been named dean of the College of Education and Social Work at West Chester University in Pennsylvania. She will begin her new duties on July 1.
Since 2018, Dr. Williams has been serving as a professor of mathematics education and chair of the department of teacher education at Georgia College and State University. Earlier, she taught at Kennesaw State University in Georgia for 11 years. Dr. Williams was promoted to full professor in 2017.
Her work as a professor of mathematics education has focused on the preparation of teachers for ethnically diverse student populations in rural, urban, and suburban environments.
Professor Williams is a graduate of Morris Brown College in Atlanta. She earned a master’s degree in mathematics education and a Ph.D. in teaching and learning from Georgia State University.