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Judith Williams
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Affiliation: Furman University, Department of Anthropology

Department: Anthropology

Location: Greenville, SC, UNITED STATES

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

Website: http://ethnicchiccuisine.com

Twitter: judith_williams

Biography: Judith Williams is a Ph.D. Candidate in sociocultural anthropology. A former chef and caterer, her research interests involve food labor, racial hierarchy, colorism, and the negotiation of racial inequalities. 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