Cynthia Williams, MSW

Assistant Dean for Community Partnerships

Cynthia collaborates with the Evaluation Center on the Brown School’s administrative partnerships. She is the assistant dean for Community Partnerships at the Brown School.

She is a skilled and highly motivated professional with 37 years of experience in academia; expertise in application of adult learning principles in graduate-level education and training; highly competent in staff management, program development, curriculum development, training, conference planning and coordination, project management and evaluation, and written and verbal communication skills.

As assistant dean for Community Partnerships and co-chair of the Steering Committee for Community-Based Partnerships, Cynthia co-leads efforts to advance the Brown School’s mission to partner with organizations and communities in the School’s priority areas, to improve the quality of service to community members and enhance opportunities through use of best evidence. She works to advance a community-based partnership model in St. Louis and the surrounding community to transform and increase community participation at the Brown School through research, teaching, and volunteerism.