Senior Project, Playwriting/Play Analysis, African American Literature, Playwriting for Theater Seniors
Mark A. Williams is an artist, educator, and scholar. He has won awards for both his work as a writer, and an educator, and has been doing the former for more than twenty-five years, the latter for the past twenty years. He is currently the Chair of the Literary Media and Communications Department (LMC) at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts. His work at Ellington has been recognized in “Who’s Who Among American Teachers”, and the National Society for Advancement in the Arts Teacher Recognition. Additionally he is a recipient of the “Mayor’s Arts Award for Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education” in the area of Language Arts as well as the prestigious “Surdna Fellowship”. He also holds a M.A. in English from George Mason University, and has completed course work in their Ph.D. program in Cultural Studies.