Current Research

The Williams Center's research focus has evolved since its founding in 1991. Broadly speaking, studies underway by Center staff include University History, Civil Rights, Louisiana Politics, Military History, and Women's History. There are nearly fifty additional projects that focus on various subjects related to Louisiana history and culture.

Specifically, many of the Center's active, larger projects are the results of collaborations and partnerships, whereby Center staff is involved in almost every stage of project planning: