Conor P. Williams is the founding director of the Dual Language Learners National Work Group at New America. He is also 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. 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 Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Williams holds a PhD and MA in government from Georgetown University, an MS in teaching from Pace University, and a BA in government and Spanish from Bowdoin College. Williams and his wife are public school parents in Washington, D.C.