Clarence Williams, III

Photojournalist in Residence

Clarence Williams, photojournalist-in-residence, is a veteran photojournalist who has won many awards, including the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. Professor Williams was a staff photographer for the Los Angeles Times from 1995 to 2003. He is currently completing a long-term project supported by the Open Society Institute chronicling New Orleans' recovery from Hurricane Katrina, focusing on the impact that reconstruction efforts had on the racial composition of the city. He won the Pulitzer for a project that documented the plight of young children with parents addicted to alcohol and drugs. He was also named Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists in 1997. He is a native of Philadelphia, Pa., and a graduate of Temple University.