by Kathy Matheson, Associated Press
August 12, 2012
PHILADELPHIA – Even as Saadia Lawton came to Lincoln University two years ago to teach art, she couldn’t figure out why the school had never developed a nationally known program in visual arts and museum studies.
The eighth profile in a 12-part series on prominent young scholars is that of Dr. Frances Williams, who is anassociate professor in the Engineering and Center for Materials Research Department at Norfolk State University.
In 2002, Dr. Jerome D. Williams, a leading expert in the area of multicultural advertising, accepted the Anheuser Busch/John E. Jacob Endowed Chair in Marketing at Howard University. But the job offer was rescinded, Williams says, because he’d written articles critical of minority-targeted alcohol marketing.