A Colorado native who attended MSU Denver for his bachelor’s degree and received a master’s degree in education from the University of Phoenix, William Anderson is a doctoral student at the University of Colorado Denver studying education.
He works at Manual High School in Denver as a social-studies teacher and teacher leader and is an associate professor at Colorado College in the Education Department. He was a member of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Teacher Advisory Council from 2014-16 and is a member of the National Geographic Teacher Advisory Council.
He is a dream chaser, reader, runner and lover of history, music and junk food. A quote by Malcolm X sums up his teaching philosophy: “Of all of our studies, history is best qualified for our research.”