Conor P. Williams is a senior researcher in New America's Education Policy Program. His work addresses policies and practices related to educational equity, dual language learners, immigration, and school choice. Williams founded New America's Dual Language Learners National Work Group in 2014. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, The New Republic, The Daily Beast, Univision.com, The Atlantic, U.S. News and World Report, Talking Points Memo, The New York Daily News, The 74 Million, and elsewhere. Before joining New America, Williams taught first grade in Brooklyn.
Williams holds a PhD and MA in government from Georgetown University, an MS for Teachers from Pace University, and a BA in government and Spanish from Bowdoin College. Williams and his wife are parents of two public school students in Washington, D.C.