Dr. Miesha Williams is an Assistant Professor and the Program Director for Economics at Morehouse College. Williams is an Economist by training, whose research focuses spending and interest rate policies domestically and internationally with a particular interest in demographic disparities. Her research agenda while in the Sol Price School of Public Policy will address federal funding and public education policy outcomes. In the past she has received funding from National Science Foundation through American Economic Association Mentoring Program, been a principal investigator with Koch Foundation conducting research promoting entrepreneurship reducing incidences of recidivism, participated at Morehouse College as a Carnegie Mellon fellow and accompanied Agricultural and Resource Economics Review editorial team to procure a grant from Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association-NIFA in her capacity as guest editor for a special issue in support of Social Justice in Agriculture. She is a research associate with the Urban Entrepreneurship and Policy Institute at the University of New Orleans, a board member in the National Economics Association and secretary for African Political Economics Association. She was awarded her PhD in Economics from the University of Alabama in 2014 and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Florida A&M University in 2008.