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Chuck Williamson

Contributing Faculty

College of Health Sciences and Public Policy

Degree Program Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Dr. Clarence Williamson is a career public administrator and law enforcement executive. 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 has also served as a Lead Faculty Member and faculty advisor for the Walden University Minority Male Forum Student Organization. Dr. Williamson has over 23 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 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. 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


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

Public Service

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.