Tellisia Williams is a doctoral candidate in the Environmental Psychology Program at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Tellisia received her Bachelor’s degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Sociology, a Master of Philosophy degree in Environmental Psychology, and a Master’s degree in Psychology. She currently works as a Graduate Coordinator at Stella and Charles Guttman Community College. She completed a research project focusing on intergroup relations and cross racial interactions to analyze the behavior of bridging students and to explore places of inclusion and exclusion. Her current research focuses on complicating narratives of diversity in higher education and prioritizing the lived experiences of students of color in academic spaces.
Research Interests: Intergroup Relations in Diverse Environments, Bridging Students, Spaces of Inclusion and Exclusion, Narrative Research, Research and Evaluation Consultant