Robert Williams (psychologist)

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Robert Lee Williams II (February 20, 1930 – August 12, 2020) was an American professor emeritus of psychology and African and Afro-American studies[1] at the Washington University in St. Louis. He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas.

He was a well known person in the history of African-American Psychology. He was well known as a critic of racial and cultural biases in IQ testing. He created the Black Intelligence Test of Cultural Homogeneity. He was a founding member of the Association of Black Psychologists, and served as its second president.

Williams died on August 12, 2020 in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 90.[2]

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  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-04-24. Retrieved 2008-11-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. Obituary: Robert L. Williams II, founding director of Black Studies program, 90