Dr. Kesha Morant Williams 
Publications
Williams, K. M. My Sister’s Keeper: Sibling Social Support and Chronic Illness. Journal of Medical Humanities. (Accepted for Publication).

Johnson, A., & Williams, K. M. (2016). “The Most Dangerous Place for an African American is in the Womb”: Reproductive Health Disparities and Anti-Abortion Rhetoric. Journal of Contemporary Rhetoric.

Banjo, O., & Williams, K. M. (2015). Behind the Music: Exploring Audiences’ Attitudes toward Gospel and Contemporary Christian Music. Journal of Communication and Religion, 37(3), 117-138.

Williams, K. M., Defazio, K., & Goins, R. (2013). Transitions: Negotiating sexual decision making in the life of students attending a Christian university. Sexuality and Culture, 547-559. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12119-013-9209-y.

Williams, K. M., & Banjo, O. (2013). From Where We Stand: A Uses and Gratifications Approach to Exploring Christian Listeners’ Social Location and Christian Music Listening. Journal of Media and Religion, 12(4), 196-216. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/ 15348423.2013.845027.

Williams, K. M. (2012). Buddy: Focus group research on the perceived influence of health messages in urban music. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, 13(1), 21-27. 
http://doi/full/10.1080/17459435.2012.719205.

Williams, K. M. (2011). The Bad Boy of Radio: the Continuity and Extension of African American Communication Dynamics through Talk Elements of the Michael Baisden Radio Show.  Howard Journal of Communications 22(3), 260-279. http://doi/abs/10.1080/
10646175.2011.590406.

Banjo, O., & Williams, K. M. (2011). A House Divided?: Christian Music in Black and White. Journal of Media and Religion, 10(3), 115-137. http://doi/full/10.1080/15348423. 2011.599640.


Williams, K. M. (2011). Funk Music as the Critical Voice of a Post-Civil Rights Movement Counterculture. Journal of Black Studies, 42(1), 71-82.

Keys, T. R., Williams, K. M., & Stroman, C. A. (2009). Black Youth’s Personal Involvement in the HIV/AIDS Issue: Does the Public Service Announcement Still Work? The Journal of Health Communication, 14(2), 15. http://doi/abs/10.1080/10810730802661646.

Parts of Books

Williams, K. M., & Jackson, R. L. (2013). The Big Bad Wolf: Lupus, Identity & African American Women. Race, Gender and Identity (pp. 65-80). Peer-reviewed/refereed.

Jackson, R. L., Glenn, C. L., & Williams, K. M. (2012). Self-Identity. In Anastacia Kurylo (Ed.), Inter/Cultural Communication: Representation and Construction of Culture (pp. 117-139). Peer-reviewed/refereed. http://http://www.sagepub.com/books/Book234817.

Revise and Resubmit

Williams, K. M. Interpersonal Family Relationships & Chronic Illness. Howard Journal of Communications.

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