Troy Williams

Position title: Action Researcher and Evaluator


Troy Williams, MA, PhD
UW Population Health Institute
610 Walnut Street
Madison, WI 53726

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 completed his 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.