William R. Jones was an assistant professor of philosophy of religion at Yale Divinity School from 1969 to 1977. After leaving Yale in 1977, Dr. Jones became Professor of Religion and the Director of Afro-American Studies program in the College of Social Sciences at Florida State University (FSU) in Tallahassee. He remained at FSU for the rest of his life. Dr. Jones is the author of Is God a White Racist? (Doubleday, 1973), and specialized in liberation theology and religious humanism.