PhD in Economics, 2004. Joseph A. Pechman Senior Fellow in Economic Studies and Director of the Center on Regulation and Markets, The Brookings Institution.
Visiting Faculty, Department of Economics, Brown University, 2017. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Analysis, U.S. Treasury, 2014-2017. Senior Fellow in Economics, The Brookings Institution, 2010-2013. Policy Director, The Hamilton Project, 2010-2013. Senior Economist, Council of Economic Advisers, 2009-2010. Economist, U.S. Federal Reserve Board, 2004-2010.
PhD in Political Science, 2004. Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law, University of Richmond.
A recognized community leader on poverty reduction efforts in Richmond, Thad Williamson served as the first director of the city's Office of Community Wealth Building while on leave from the University during the 2014-16 academic years.
Recipient of the Jepson Servant Leader Award from the Class of 2019 for his work to effect change in Richmond, Virginia, 2019.