Dr. Patricia R. Williams, is a Professor of Social Work at Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi. Patricia is a licensed in clinical social work in Mississippi. She received a Doctorate of Social Work from Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. She has a Master of Social Work from the University of South Carolina; and a Bachelor of Social Work from Northwestern State University, Louisiana. Patricia is retired and a veteran of the United States Army. She has served a tour of duty with the Army in support of the Global War on Terror in Afghanistan. She previously worked as a counselor/therapist with Veterans Administration (VA). Patricia also has nursing background. She worked as a License Practical Nurse for nearly 15 years before entering the field of social work. Patricia began her teaching experience as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Tulane University Spring 2018. Followed by full-time Teaching at Belhaven University starting Fall 2018.