John A. Williams III, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Multicultural Education at Texas A&M University at College Station, in the department of Teaching, Learning and Culture. His research focuses on developing and replicating best practices, policies, and personnel to dismantle inequitable discipline outcomes for Black students in K-12 school environments. Additionally, his research investigates how to prepare and support culturally inclusive teachers through the adaptation of multiculturalist frameworks. Dr. Williams has spent time working with teachers, school district administration, juvenile justice practitioners and community members across the country, to de-silo how we support Black children as critically conscious learners. Dr. Williams has multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Negro Education, Teacher and Teacher Education, Urban Education Research and Policy Annuals, Multicultural Perspectives, and the Journal of Urban Education.