Williams Yamkam

Williams Yamkam

Vines, Room 112




Areas of Expertise: state politics, national politics, polling, political campaigns and elections. 


Dr. Williams Yamkam is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, where he teaches multiple courses including American national government, state and local government, comparative political institutions, the U.S. Congress, and campaigns and elections.


Besides the various professional trainings that he has received in campaign operations, he is a graduate of American University’s Campaign Management Institute in Washington, D.C. Dr. Yamkam received his B.A. in political science from Northwestern Oklahoma State University, and his Master's in Political Science and Ph.D. in political science from Wayne State University in Michigan. He is also the faculty advisor to the African Students Association.