Edward Wyckoff Williams is a columnist, political analyst and former investment banker; appearing on AlJazeera, MSNBC, ABC, CBS and nationally syndicated radio.
Edward holds his BA in History and Economics from Yale University, a Masters in Comparative Politics from the University of Oxford in England, and studied law at The George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC.
Edward is Contributing Editor at The Root, the Washington Post digital magazine dedicated to African-American news, media and affairs; and his political column 'Elevating The Dialouge' has been featured on Slate, the Huffington Post, NBC's TheGrio and EBONY Magazine online. His work covers a diverse range of topics from immigration, healthcare and education reform, gay and minority rights, international affairs, domestic policy and President Barack Obama.
Edward is a frequent commentator on public affairs, with appearances on Chicago's WVON 1690AM; NPR Baltimore Affiliate WEAA 88.9FM; New York's Equality Pride Radio, WWRL 1600 AM; Radio One's "Inside Detroit" with Mildred Gaddis on WCHB 99.9 FM/1200 AM; and California's Hard Knock Radio, KPFA 94.1 FM. His work has also been featured by National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation with Neal Conan and Foreign Policy In Focus (FPIF), the Washington think-tank dedicated to international affairs.
Wyckoff Williams is a center-left, liberal commentator, and has debated prominent conservatives such as Pat Buchanan, Nancy Pfotenhauer and Cheri Jacobus. He has appeared with fellow MSNBC contributors Martin Bashir, host of Martin Bashir Live; Ed Schultz, Host of MSNBC's The Ed Show; Krystal Ball, co-host of The Cycle; Democratic Strategist, Peter Fenn; and Retired Army Colonel Jack Jacobs, among others.
He is currently working on first book.