College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Public Policy and Administration
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Dr. Clarence Williamson is a career public administrator and law enforcement officer. Dr. Williamson served for 30 years in the Guilford County Sheriff's Office in Greensboro North Carolina, retiring at the rank of Major in 2018. Dr. Williamson has served at Walden University as a Contributing Faculty member since 2010 in the School of Public Policy and Administration. Dr. Williamson also serves as a Lead Faculty Member and faculty advisor for the Walden University Minority Male Forum Student Organization. Dr. Williamson has over 18 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 is a certified instructor with the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission and the North Carolina Sheriff's Training and Standards Commission. Dr. Williamson's research interests include organizational and individual leadership development, organizational change, and organizational culture change. 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.
PPPA 8111 - Leadership and Organizational Change
MPA, North Carolina Central University - Durham, NC United States
PhD, North Carolina A&T State University - Greensboro, NC United States
BS, Saint Augustine's College - Raleigh, NC United States
Alcohol & Drug Services, Board Member - Greensboro, NC United States
Triad Adult & Pediatric Medicine, Board of Directors - Greensboro, NC United States
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.