She has taught at the University of Paris and served as a fellow at Wolfson College, Cambridge University and at the European University Institute in Fiesole. She has been involved in judicial education on issues of feminist theory and critical race theory, both within Indiana and nationally. She has written two books: Constituting Equality: Gender Equality and Comparative Constitutional Law (Susan H. Williams, ed.) (Cambridge University Press 2009) and Truth, Autonomy, and Speech: Feminist Theory and the First Amendment (New York University Press 2004). She is also the author of numerous articles on constitutional law, particularly concerning freedom of speech and religion, and on feminist theory.
As Director of the Center, Williams has been extensively involved in constitutional education and drafting with the Burmese democracy movement. She serves as a constitutional advisor to the Women’s League of Burma and the Women’s League of Chinland. She has also worked with the Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia on constitutional reform issues in Liberia. And she serves as a constitutional advisor to the Democratic Party of Vietnam.