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Monica E. Williams

Monica Williams
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Graduation Date
August 2020
Current Job
Taysha Gene Therapies Associate Director, Vendor Management & Strategy

Research Interests

  • Criminology
  • Crime, Law and Deviance
  • Aging and Life Course
  • Punishment
  • Incarcerated Parents
  • Reentry and Transitional Healthcare for Older Ex-Offenders
  • Intersectionality
  • Race, Class and Gender
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Program Evaluation
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Mixed Methods


Monica E. Williams received a PhD in Sociology and a Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies from Texas A&M University. She is an NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellow at RAND Corporation. She has published and presented in the areas of aging in U.S. prisons, incarcerated parents, reentry and transitional healthcare for older ex-offenders, intersectionality and collective identity, and GIS related spatial analysis of concentrated disadvantage. She is also a previous Fellow at the RAND Summer Institute and at the Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAR) at the University of Michigan.