Dr. Ernest Williamson III is an American poet and is currently the assistant director of education projects at Tennessee State University. He is a former assistant professor of English & department coordinator at Allen University. 
Williamson holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English/creative writing/literature from the University of Memphis, a Ph.D. in higher education leadership, management, & policy from Seton Hall University, and a certificate from Harvard University's Graduate School of Education.
Dr. Williamson has published creative work in over 600 journals. He has published poetry in over 200 journals, including The Oklahoma Review, The Aroostook Review, The Roanoke Review, Pamplemousse (formerly known as The Gihon River Review), Review Americana, The Copperfield Review, Pinyon Review, and Lost Coast 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 Wisconsin Review, andThe Penn Review, and The Tulane Review.
Professor Williamson 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.
For 5 years, Dr. Williamson was an assistant professor of English & department coordinator at Allen University. Currently, he is an assistant director of education projects at Tennessee State University.
Awards & Accomplishments
Dr. Williamson's poetry has been nominated three times for the Best of the Net Anthology.