Vernetta K. Williams, PhD
Writing Coach, Editor, Someone Who Loves to Teach
Vernetta Williams (Dr. V) is a writing coach, editor and speaker; she has a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a M.A. in English from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and a Ph.D. in English from the University of South Florida. Vernetta utilizes her experiences as a university educator, administrator and curriculum designer to develop the academic writing skills of graduate students. Dr. V has written a writing guide to acclimate students to graduate school culture and provide foundational writing skills. Her book (I am Not a Writer...I am Just in Graduate School: A Guide to Writing Critically, Clearly and Coherently) has been adopted in graduate research and writing based courses and is particularly helpful for international students, working professionals, first generation college students, online learns and underrepresented students in graduate school. Dr. V is passionate about teaching and equipping students with the skills they need to meet their educational goals.