Black Studies

» Current Students | » Faculty & Staff | » Future Students | » Parents | » Alumni, Donors & Friends | » Athletics | » Employment | » Give Today!

Black Studies


Williams-Myers, Albert

Ph.D. (1978) University of California at Los Angeles – History (concentration in Africa)


Department: Black Studies
Office: FOB W11
Phone: (845) 257-2761

Research/Creative Activity

Africa and the African Diaspora
Deciphering patterns of American Racism
Racism and the white psyche
Black men/white men dynamics
Black men/white women: a hidden secret in racism
Black incarceration fueled by white insecurity/psychic flaw
The Impact of Africa on Europe


In Their Own Words Voices From The Middle Passage. Trenton: Africa World Press, 2009.

“Contested Ground: Hinterland Slavery in Colonial America” in Journal of Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, 33.1 (January 2009): 139-.

On the Morning Tide: African American, History & Methodology in the Historical Ebb & Flow of Hudson River Society. Trenton: Africa World Press, 2003.

Destructive Impulses: An Examination of an American Secret in Race Relations – White Violence. Lanham: University Press of America, 1995.

Long Hammering: Essays on the Forging of an African American Presence in the Hudson River Valley to the Early Twentieth Century. Trenton: Africa World Press, 1994.

“Out of the Shadows: African Descendants – Revolutionary Combatants in the Hudson River Valley; A Preliminary Sketch,” Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, 31.1 (January, 2007): 91-110.

“Some Notes on the Extent of New York City's Involvement in the Underground Railroad,” Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, 29.2 (July, 2005): 73-82.

Book Review of Mighty Change, Tall Within; Black Identity in the Hudson Valley. Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, (January, 2004): 99-100.

“The Underground Railroad in the Hudson River Valley: A Succinct Historical Composite,” Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, 27.1 (January, 2003): 55-73.

“Slavery, Rebellion, and Revolution in the Americas: A Historical Scenario on the Theses of Genovese and Others,” Journal of Black Studies, 3.4 (1996): 381-400.