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Judith Williams
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Affiliation: Florida International University

Department: Global and Sociocultural Studies

Location: Hollywood, FL, UNITED STATES

ORCID: http://www.orcid.org/0000-0003-1863-7600

Website: http://ethnicchiccuisine.com

Twitter: judith_williams

Biography: Judith Williams is a second-year Ph.D. student in social anthropology. A former chef and caterer, her research interests involve racial hierarchy, colorism, and the negotiation of racial inequalities within the food service industry. Her dissertation will explore the practices, traditions and socio-cultural beliefs, that reproduce and justify continued anti-black discrimination, within Miami’s restaurant industry, as well as the ways in which this discrimination is resisted and contested. Judith is a McKnight doctoral fellow and holds a master’s degree in Hospitality Management. Prior to pursuing her PhD, she was a Chef instructor at FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality Management.

Subfield: Cultural Anthropology

Job Type: Academic & Practicing

Geographic Areas of Expertise:
Latin America and the Caribbean