Based on his international research profile and peer- reviewed research/ publications, Prof John J Williams was promoted, UNANIMOUSLY, on 15 December 2016, by the Council of the University of the Western Cape to the highest academic ranking in South Africa, Senior Professor.
I thank my dear family, all my friends, local/international students and international colleagues who supported me. I'm humbled by your unwavering, principled support, during the most challenging period of my life. This distinguished academic achievement could not have been possible without your steadfast support! Thank you once more! John J (Jay-Jay)