Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION
Masters of Public Policy Program. Degree to be completed June 2020.
University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
PhD Program, Political Science. Second Year. Voluntary, Honorable Withdraw. 2015-2017.
University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science/International Affairs. French Minor. 2010 – 2014. University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA

SKILLS
R; STATA; Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Data Collection, Organization and Analysis; Event Planning; Community Outreach; Microsoft Office; Public Speaking; Spoken and written French (proficient); Blogging and Article Writing.

EXPERIENCE
Development Coordinator Intern, October 2018 – PRESENT.
National Alliance on Mental Illness, Orange County – Santa Ana, CA
Administrative/Front Desk Volunteer, August 2017 – April 2018.
Foothill Family Shelter – Upland, CA
SAT/ACT Instructor, May 2015 – October 2015; May 2017 – November 2017.
Remote Position – Inland Empire Region, CA
Research Assistant, February 2017.
EVITARUS, Inc. – Los Angeles, CA
LookSharp Contributing Writer, November 2014 – November 2015
Remote Position – LookSharp.com (now WayUp.com)
Administrative Intern, November 2013 – March 2014.
City of Rancho Cucamonga – City Manager’s Office, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Western Riverside County Clean Cities Intern, September 2012 – April 2013.
U.S. Department of Energy – Clean Cities Program, Riverside, CA

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books
Eve’s Garden – C. Louise Williams, May 2018. Poetry.
Prophecies: poems on love and transcendence
– C. Louise Williams, May 2017. Poetry.
EMPIRE: the land beneath our feet
– C. Louise Williams, Feb. 2017. Poetry.

Blogs
AKA.CLouise – Personal Website (C. Louise Williams); December 2016 – PRESENT.
The Eclectic Pen
– Personal Blog (Louise Williams); July 2011 – July 2014
The Lackadaisical Firefly
– Poetry Blog (Louise Williams); July 2012 – January 2014

Articles
“How to Not Get Depressed When You Graduate College.” Looksharp. December 3, 2014.
“In Defense of College Education.” Looksharp
. January 28, 2015.
“5 Steps to Crushing the Interview.” Looksharp. February 26, 2015.
“Abracadabra! Making Opportunity Appear Out of Thin Air.” Looksharp. March 25, 2015.
“3 Pieces of Advice for the New Graduate Student.” Looksharp. April 23, 2015.
“College Education: The Privatized Public Good.” Looksharp. May 28, 2015.
“3 Success Tips I Learned From a Video Game.” Looksharp. June 29, 2015.
“#KnowCareAct: What I Learned at a Summit on Educational Excellence.” Looksharp.
August 5, 2015.
“High School Nostalgia (and Why the Best Years are Yet to Come.” Looksharp.
September 3, 2015.
“Two Great Reasons to Throw Away the Word ‘Difficult’.” Looksharp. October 26, 2015.

(NOTE: Looksharp.com is now WayUp.com.)

 

ORGANIZATIONS

Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society – Social Chair of UC Riverside Chapter, 2013-2014; Lifetime Member

Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honors Society – Secretary of UC Riverside Chapter, 2013-2014, Lifetime Member

 

PRESENTATIONS

Order, Reproductive Labor, and the Injustice of Utopia (Mini-Conference Presentation)”
Utopia 1516-2016: Moore’s Eccentric Essay and its Activist Aftermath, UCLA Nov. 2016

Coloring Her History: The Many Shades of the Afro-Republic”
Black Grrrl Book Fair, May 2016

 

AWARDS

UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Award, June 2016
UCLA Cota-Robles Graduate Fellowship, September 2015
A.S.P. Certificate of Academic Achievement, May 2013
Anne Kernan Outstanding Research Award, June 2011
Chancellor’s Scholarship, Academic year 2010-2011