PhD, North Carolina A&T State University; MPA, North Carolina Central University; BS, St. Augustine’s College

Research Interests

Organization development; leadership development  


For 23 years, Dr. Williamson has been employed by the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office where he holds the rank of captain and is assigned to the Special Projects Division as division commander. In his law enforcement career he has been a line officer, field training officer, and assistant squad supervisor. Dr. Williamson is a certified instructor and provides basic law enforcement training at detention officer certification schools. He has more than 10 years of teaching experience that includes instructor for Forsyth Technical Community College’s criminal justice program and teaching courses in criminology, criminal justice, interview and interrogation skills, and constitutional law and corrections. As a founding partner of Justice Training Solutions, Inc., a consulting and training organization that provides custom training programs to law enforcement and corrections agencies, Dr. Williamson has facilitated training in the areas of leadership and team building.