Todd Powell-Williams


Todd Powell-Williams


Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

  • (706) 737-1710
  • AH N230


  • Ph.D., Sociology Southern Illinois University a, 2008

  • MA, Sociology Ohio University, 2003

  • BA, Sociology Kent State University, 1997

Awards & Honors

  • Gun Violence Prevention Georgia Trauma Foundation/Georgia Trauma Commission, 2020

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • SOCI 1101

    Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCI 1160

    Social Problems Analysis
  • CRJU 3329

    Intro to Police Science
  • CRJU 3330

    Social Deviance
  • SOCI 3330

    Social Deviance

Teaching Interests

Sociological Theory, Social Movements, Social Control, Religion, Police Science


Selected Recent Publications

  • "So I Don't Go to Jail" Year Two of a PROMUNDO-adapted Program to Eradicate Gender-Based Violence, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • “’Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze on this One?’: Examining officer and command staff support and unexpected consequences of body-worn cameras” , 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Engaging boys in eradicating gender-based violence: A pilot study of a Promundo-adapted program, 2015
  • "I Help the Ones that Want Help": Emotion Work and the Victim Advocate Role, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Social Movements, Social Control, Religion, Police Science, Symbolic Interactionism, Gun Violence Data, Gun Violence Intervention

Department Service

  • Faculty Senate 2019 - 2021

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

College Service

  • Faculty Senate 2019 - 2021

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

Public Service

  • C.T. Walker Traditional Magnet School 2019 - Present

    Role: Discussant