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Christopher Williams

Lecturer in Psychology

Christopher Williams is a psychologist specializing in the translation of prevention science to practice in school and community-based settings. His work aims to address the most pressing public health concerns for adolescents, young adults, and those from under-resourced populations.  

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Dr. Williams focuses on preventing substance use, violence, sexual violence, and related risk behaviors. Cultural adaptation, implementation, and dissemination of evidence-based programs for domestic and international settings is another concentration of his work.  Currently, Dr. Williams is the Principal Investigator on two National Institutes of Health (NIH) clinical trials; one involves preventing peer victimization and the other involves adolescents who are remanded to youth courts and other diversionary settings.  Dr. Williams has published several articles and book chapters on the impact of preventive interventions on health risk behavior.

Representative Courses


  • Stress & Coping
  • Cyberpsychology
  • Developmental Psychology