Kevon Marquis Williams

Position title: Graduate Student Project Assistant

Kevon Marquis Williams is a second year post-BA PhD student in the Department of Counseling Psychology at UW-Madison. He was born and raised in Inglewood, California and acquired his Bachelors of Arts in Psychology at California State Polytechnic University – Pomona in 2018. Broadly, his research interests are assessing sociocultural determinants’ impact on ethnic minorities’ mental health (e.g. trauma & impostor feeling) and education/career outlooks, especially in Black/African American students. Kevon is also a National Academy of Sciences Pre-Doctoral Ford Foundation Fellow whose professional goals are to be a tenure track professor that pursues interdisciplinary research serving ethnic minority communities and policy efforts that bolster diversity within academia.