Maggie M. Williams
Art History William Paterson University
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About Me

Energetic professor with more than a decade’s experience seeking a position for fall 2022. Designed and taught courses in the history of global material cultures for more than 14 years at a designated Minority Serving Institution. Capable of creating a safe and inclusive classroom community while challenging all students to meet high expectations. Expertise in the medieval period as well as the arts of Africa, specifically objects made by the Yoruba people in Nigeria and the Nigerian diaspora. Available to teach courses in Greek and Roman Art, Egyptian and Mesopotamian Art, Medieval and Byzantine Art, the Arts of the Islamic World, the Arts of Africa, Research and Methods in Art History, and Body Art (i.e. tattoos, piercing, etc). 

(PhD) Doctor of Philosophy - 2000

Art History

Columbia University in the City of New York

(MS) Master of Science - 2006


The City College of New York

(BA) Bachelor of Arts - 1993

Art History

New York University

Teaching History
Art History
William Paterson University

Sep 2007 - Jan 2021

Professor of Art History (Tenured), 2020-2021
Associate Professor (Tenured), 2013-2019
Assistant Professor (TT), 2007-2012
Courses Taught:
Understanding Art; Caves to Cathedrals; Art of Ancient Egypt and the Near East; Greek and Roman Art, W.I. (Writing Intensive); Medieval Art, W.I.; Islamic Art, G.A. & W.I. (Global Awareness & Writing Intensive); Arts of Africa (cross-listed with Africana World Studies; G.A. & W.I.); Body Art; Research Methods in Art History (W.I.)

Areas of Specialization
Research Methods Art History Visual Arts Ancient History Medieval Irish Studies African Islamic Egyptian