Thad Williamson

Ph.D. in Political Science, 2004.
Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law, University of Richmond.

Thad Williamson served as the first director of the City of Richmond's Office of Community Wealth Building while on leave from the University during the 2014-16 academic years. The Office is charged with implementing a comprehensive poverty reduction initiative encompassing education, employment, housing, and transportation, aligned with the recommendations of the Mayor’s Anti-Poverty Commission.

Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship

Thad Williamson's book, Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship: The Civic Costs of the American Way of Life, has been published by Oxford University Press (2010).

Winner of the American Political Science Association's Harold D. Lasswell Award for the best dissertation in the field of public policy (2005).