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Vern Williams

Vern WilliamsAssistant Professor of Journalism
M.P.S., Cornell University, Communication 
B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology, Photographic Illustration 
Office: Morrill Hall 202
Phone: (203) 392-7339


Publications and experience

Mr. Williams, with more than two decades in news photography,  served as photo director of the New Haven Register for 15 years, where he supervised the photographic and video coverage of the news. His previous experience included serving as photography and design editor for The Sun Herald in Biloxi, Miss.; design editor and photographer for the Island Packet, of Hilton Head Island, S.C.; and an independent documentary photographer. His teaching experience includes work at Southeastern Associated Press Managing Editors Association, University of South Carolina, and Cornell University. 

SCSU Courses Taught

JRN 101 - The Media: Freedom & Power
JRN 135 - Digital Media Skills
JRN 170 - Basic Drone Technology
JRN 270 - Introduction to Photojournalism
JRN 303 - Great Journalism
JRN 306 - News Design
JRN 398 - Drone Journalism