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Timothy P Williams

Adjunct Professor, Boston College

Timothy P. Williams is an award-winning writer based in Boston. His writing centers on the systems that give rise to inequalities and the experiences of those that bear witness, especially children.

His writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The New England Journal of Medicine, World Development, and Comparative Educational Review, among others. He has written think pieces for The Brookings Institution, UNICEF, and The World Bank.

Timothy received his Ph.D. in international development from University of Bath, his MSc. in public health from Harvard University, and an MSW from Boston College. In 2017, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

He is an honorary research fellow at the University of Manchester, a senior associate at Proteknôn Consulting Group, and an adjunct faculty member at Boston College School of Social Work where he has taught courses on global child protection since 2015.


  • –present
    Adjunct Professor, Boston College


  • 2015 
    University of Bath, International Development