Teri Triguba Williams, Ph.D., is currently the Lead Faculty for the College Student Affairs (CSA) program at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). Prior to this position, Williams held the position of Director for the Office of Experiential Education & Learning (ExEL). Williams is an Assistant Professor in the Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice (FCOE&SCJ), where she teaches undergraduate students for the Fischler Academy, and graduate students in the CSA program.
Prior to her tenure at NSU, Williams, a veteran educator of thirty years, was a catalyst for positive systemic change for Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) in South Florida. Williams provided the development of critical, policy-based training for over 10,000 educators and school leaders at an estimated 250+ public and charter schools during her tenure at the district. Williams has led and organized numerous educationally-based organizations for BCPS and coordinated and presented at state and national conferences in the fields of education best-practices, experiential education, and prevention, intervention and diversity issues in education. Williams has published in the area of teaching peace, and is the recipient of the 2011 Voice for Equality Award.
Williams has a B.S. in Education from Ohio University, and a Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from Nova Southeastern University. As a past Board member of the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE), Conference Committee member, and National Faculty for the Experiential Education Academy (EEA), she has established herself an advocate and committed practitioner in the field of experiential education.