Stephanie Sparling Williams

  • Visiting Lecturer in Art History

Stephanie Sparling Williams is a black feminist theorist and an associate curator at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum. Her scholarly work is invested in American, African American, and African/Diasporic art and culture. Her book Speaking Out of Turn: Lorraine O'Grady and the Art of Language is forthcoming from the University of California Press (2021).

Areas of Expertise

Modern and contemporary art and culture, critical race and gender theory


  • Ph.D., M.A., University of Southern California
  • B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder

Happening at Mount Holyoke

Recent Campus News

Stephanie Sparling Williams has been named as the new associate curator for the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.