College of Business Administration
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212
Dr. Susan Williams is a professor of management in the Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business. Her teaching interests include negotiation, decision making, continuous improvement, and strategic thinking. Dr. Williams came to Belmont in 1989 and has served the university in several capacities, most recently as Vice President of Administration and Planning before returning to the classroom full-time in 2001.
After receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, Dr. Williams taught in the University of Georgia system and at East Tennessee State University. She was a business owner and entrepreneur in Nashville for several years before she came to Belmont.
Dr. Williams is an active public speaker and consultant on topics related to management. Representative clients include Penn State University, AAA, Disney, The United Methodist Church, Caterpillar Financial Services, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. She recently held a three year appointment as one of nine judges for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, a Secretary of Commerce appointment.
In her teaching tenure at Belmont University, Williams has been named Most Inspirational Professor by eleven Massey Graduate School of Business graduating classes.