Ernest Williamson III, PhD

                            Scholar, Artist, Poet, Social Scientist, Musician

​​​​                                  About the Artist

Dr. Ernest Williamson III, a self-taught painter and composer, has published creative work in over 600 journals. Professor Williamson has published poetry in over 200 journals, including The Oklahoma Review, The Roanoke Review, Pamplemousse, formerly known as The Gihon River Review, The Copperfield Review, The Penwood Review, and Pinyon Review.  Some of his visual artwork has appeared in journals such as Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, The William & Mary Review, New England Review, The Tulane Review and The Wisconsin Review. He has published articles on comparative education in the academic journal Academic Exchange Extra (University of Northern Colorado),and his research has been cited in journals such as The Urban Review and The Public Purpose(American University). Many of his creative works have been published in journals representing over 80 colleges and universities around the world; Dr. Williamson's poetry has been nominated three times for the Best of the Net Anthology. Williamson holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English/Creative Writing/Literature from the University of Memphis, a PhD in Higher Education Leadership, Management, & Policy from Seton Hall University, and a certificate from Harvard University's Graduate School of Education. Formerly a full-time  Professor of English and Department Coordinator at Allen University, and currently Assistant Director of Education Projects at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Dr. Williamson is also an expert in the field of Gifted Education. He is the founder of Williamson's Academy for the Gifted. Donations are being accepted for building and maintenance expenses. With your financial gift,Williamson's Academy for the Gifted will become a beacon of hope for gifted and talented children around the world. For more information about the academy contact Dr. Williamson.