Diane Williams is a History and Global Studies teacher and coach at The Williston Northampton School, in Massachusetts. She is currently creating a Sports Studies advanced elective for high school seniors, and previously taught Sports and the American Dream at Smith College. Williams holds degrees in Social Justice Education (M.Ed., University of Massachusetts, Amherst) and Exercise and Sport Studies (M.S., Smith College). She was an Associate Producer on the Media Education Foundation’s, Not Just a Game: Power, Politics, and American Sports and authored “Revolution on Eight Wheels,” an article on roller derby, published in The Nation. Williams spent her college years as an All-American student-athlete, has coached and officiated at the collegiate and high school levels, and currently skates with Pioneer Valley Roller Derby.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2012