Norissa Williams obtained a BS with a major in Human Services and a minor in Psychology from St John's University. She then obtained a Master's in Social Work from Stony Brook University. Thereafter, impassioned with the desire to create interventions and work at the community level, Norissa returned back to school at Fordham University where she obtained a PhD in Applied Developmental Psychology.
Dr. Williams main research interests are as it pertains to individual and organizational level cultural competence, multicultural education, culturally embedded processes of coping socialization as well as cross cultural differences in coping skills and other mental health related behaviors.
- Williams, N.(2019) Using Classroom Composition in Delivering Cultural Competence Education. In T. Puckett, N. Lind & P. Blessinger (Eds.), Cultural Competence in Higher Education. Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing.
- Jackson, J.Y. & Williams, N.(2019) African American Women’s Clubs: Perseverance,
- Resistance, and Declination. In J. Carter-Robinson (Ed.), Many Strides to Freedom: African American Women’s Unsung Contributions & Legacies (pp. 1-18). Hauppauge. NY: Nova Publishing.
- Williams, N. (2018). Studying Cultural Competence Using Secondary Data Analysis: Considerations for Grad Students Who Have Many Demands on Their Time. SAGE Publications Ltd.
- Kawaii-Bogue, B.,Williams., N, Macnear, K. (2017).Mental Healthcare Access and
- Treatment Utilization in African American Communities: An Integrative Care Framework. Best Practices in Mental Health. 13, (2), 11-29.