Victor and Caroline Schutte/Missouri Professor of Urban Affairs
310C Bloch Heritage Hall
Dr. Anne R. Williamson is the Victor and Caroline Schutte/Missouri Professor of Urban Affairs in the Department of Public Affairs of the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She also serves as the Director of the L. P. Cookingham Institute for Urban Affairs. Dr. Williamson previously served on the faculties of The University of Alabama, The University of Texas-San Antonio, and the University of Florida. She also brings a blend of public- and private-sector management experience to her teaching, research, and service. An expert in housing policy, community development, citizen participation, public budgeting, and other urban issues, Dr. Williamson has published in journals such as Urban Affairs Review, Social Science Quarterly, and others. She has also led public service outreach projects resulting in more than 20 externally funded projects and provided expert testimony on housing discrimination in U.S. Federal Court.