Dr. Judy Williams

Dr. Judy Williams

Associate Professor of Education

Office: Old Main 438
Phone: 806-651-2674

Professional Profile

Dr. Williams joined the College of Education and Social Sciences in 2009. She received her B.S. in education in 1977, and her M.Ed. in reading in 2005 here at West Texas A&M University. She earned her Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in language and literacy in 2012 from Texas Tech University. Prior to her arrival at WTAMU, Dr. Williams worked as a first and third grade teacher in Texas public schools, a kindergarten teacher in a private school, and homeschooled a small group of students from eighth grade through twelfth grade. Here at WTAMU, Dr. Williams served as head of the Education Department from 2013 – 2016, and as associate dean of TRCOESS from 2017 – 2022.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Williams teaches undergraduate and graduate-level courses in reading and early childhood. She serves as the director of the Williams Children’s Literature Collection and Reading Room located in Old Main 214.

Research and Creative Activity 

Dr. Williams’s research interests include multicultural children’s literature and integrating English language arts in content subject areas.