Troy Williams

Position title: Opioid Harm Prevention Community Outreach Specialist


Troy Williams, MA
UW Population Health Institute
610 Walnut Street, 930 WARF Building
Madison, WI 53726

Troy M. Williams is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he is pursuing his Ph.D. in Human Ecology: Civil Society & Community Research. A native of College Park, Georgia he brings a wealth of experience in entrepreneurship, community engagement, and higher education. Troy completed his master’s degree in Leadership Studies at the University of San Diego; where he studied the leadership patterns of Black men who are accepted, well-liked, and thought of as prominent figures in communities where criminal behavior is present. He plans to further this research in his doctoral studies by observing the human ecological factors that contribute to success in Black communities. His passion for serving historically underrepresented groups is evident in his previous and continuing research with these populations.