Chuck Williamson

Contributing Faculty
College of Psychology and Community Services
Ph.D. Criminal Justice

Dr. Clarence "Chuck" Williamson is a career public administrator . Chuck served for 30 years in the Guilford County Sheriff's Office in Greensboro North Carolina, earning the Advance Law Enforcement Service Award presented by North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper. Chuck retired at the rank of Major in 2018. Chuck currently serves as Dean of the School of Public Service and Administration at Anderson University in Anderson, South Carolina. Dr. Williamson's research interests include organizational and individual leadership development, organizational change, and organizational culture change. Chuck has also served as a Lead Faculty Member in the did and faculty advisor for the Walden University Minority Male Forum Student Organization. Dr. Williamson has over 25 years of higher education instructional experience teaching public administration, public policy, criminal justice, leadership and public policy/governance courses at the university level. Dr. Williamson serves a number of dissertation committees as Chair, Qualitative Methodologist, and Content Expert. Dr. Williamson is passionate about helping students reach their academic and professional goals.

Courses Taught

PPPA 8111 - Leadership and Organizational Change

CRJS 4202 - Mobilizing and Coordinating Community Response

CRJS 4101 - Criminal Evidence and Investigation

CRJS 4203 - Introduction to Victimology

MMPA 6435 - HR MGMT: Building a Capable Workforce

PPPA 8115 - Writing a Quality Prospectus

PPPA 8112 - Governance and Public Policy


MPA, North Carolina Central University

PhD, North Carolina A&T State University

BS, Saint Augustine's College

MA, East Carolina University

Public Service

Alcohol & Drug Services, Board Member - Greensboro

Triad Adult & Pediatric Medicine, Board of Directors - Greensboro

Greensboro Youth Baseball, Board Member - Greensboro

Awards / Honors

Advanced Law Enforcement Service Award, , 2011

North Carolina Sheriff's Training and Standards Co, , 1998

Wadaran L. Kennedy 4.0 GPA Scholar, North Carolina A&T State University, 2010

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, North Carolina A&T State University, 2010


Williamson, C. J. (2017). Correcting Problem Behaviors in Law Enforcement. Georgia State University

Williamson, C. J. (2017). Effective Police Performance Appraisal. Georgia State University

Williamson, C. J. (2018). The New Context of Local Jail Leadership. North Carolina Sheriff's Association