Juan Williams is an author, columnist and political analyst. He is currently senior political analyst for Fox News Channel and a weekly columnist for The Hill.
His books include the non-fiction best-seller “Eyes on the Prize, America’s Civil Rights years,” which accompanied the celebrated PBS series on the Civil Rights Movement and is now a standard part of the history curriculum in many colleges and universities.
He is also the author of the celebrated biography, “Thurgood Marshall- American Revolutionary,” a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, which was described by Time as a “magisterial” work of American history and is listed by ‘BookBub’ as one of the “40 Best Biographies of All time.”
His most recent book is “What the Hell Do You Have to Lose – Trump’s War on Civil Rights,” which is ranked as one of top 100 ‘Best Civil Rights Audiobooks of All Time,’ by ‘BookAuthority.’
He currently serves as a senior political analyst for Fox News Channel, which he joined in 1997. Since joining the network he has provided political analysis for every major political event. For seven year he was co-host of “The Five,” the network’s highly rated afternoon talk show. In each of his seven years as a host on the program its rating increased, making it one of the most popular shows on Fox and all of cable news.
Williams is a graduate of Haverford College. He won the 1988 Haverford Award for Distinguished Service to Society. He won the 2016 Haverford Award for Outstanding Contributions in a Profession; the Distinguished Achievement Award from Oakwood Friends School, his alma mater. He has honorary degrees from more than a dozen colleges and universities, including Macalester College; Long Island University; Willamette University and the State University of New York at Geneseo; the University of the District of Columbia and Stevenson University.