Preparing for a Career Spanning Academia and Public Service with Fannie Mitchell Expert in Residence, Thad Williamson, Ph.D. [for Graduate Students + Postdocs- Registration required]
**Open to Graduate Students & Postdocs**
Are you considering a career that spans academia and public service? Would you like to know more about how you can prepare for public service? Join us to learn about how to build an academic career that crosses traditional lines.
Dr. Williamson earned a B.A. in History and Religious Studies at Brown University, an M.A. in Religion at Union Theological Seminary and Ph.D in Political Science at Harvard University. He has taught at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond since 2005. Dr. Thad Williamson is a scholar, writer and policy expert focused on building practical politics of social justice and deepened democracy in the United States. He has been deeply involved in the City of Richmond policy and governance, formerly on the Mayor's Anti-Poverty Commission and as the Director of the Office of Community Wealth Building. He worked for Mayor Levar Stoney to develop his mayoral platform, served as the Transition Director to the Mayor-Elect, and as Senior Policy Advisor for the first 18 months of his term. He is also a scholar of urban politics, property-owning democracy, democratic theory, and policy and governance.
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