Apryl A. Williams is a doctoral student and Diversity Fellow in the Department of Sociology and a Research Associate at the Center on Conflict and Development at Texas A&M University. Her current research explores race specific self-presentation strategies in online and offline spaces of activism. She also studies media, communication, and digital inequality in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Williams’ work has been published in the International Journal of Communication and Information, Communication & Society. She is currently serving as Associate Series Editor of Emerald Studies in Media and Communications and as the Communications Coordinator for the Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology (CITAMS) section of the American Sociological Association (ASA). Williams’ additional research interests include postmodernism, identity, race & class, social theory, and fat studies.