Hakim Mohandas Amani Williams is an Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Education at Gettysburg College. He is also a member of the Globalization Studies and Public Policy Programs. Hakim's doctorate is in International Educational Development with a focus in Peace Education from Columbia University. His research and writing centers on school/structural violence, educational inequity and youth empowerment. He was a Visiting Scholar (2015-2016) at the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity (AC4) at the Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Hakim is guided by two simple quotes: 1) the end of education must surely be service to others, and 2) I must be the change I wish to see in the world.