Apryl Williams, Ph.D.

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University of Michigan
Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication & Media and the Digital Studies Institute

Dr. Apryl Williams is a jointly appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication & Media and the Digital Studies Institute at the University of Michigan. Williams is also a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and a Senior Fellow in Trustworthy AI at the Mozilla Foundation. Dr. Williams’ expertise has been featured in Buzzfeed, Newsweek, Vogue, The Guardian, Time Magazine, and The Atlantic as well as leading academic journals including the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, the International Journal of CommunicationSocial Media and Society, and the Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.

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