Tauchiana Williams, DSW, is a clinical associate professor and director of the Advanced Standing MSW Program at UNC-Chapel Hill. She is the coordinator of the North Carolina School Social Work License program.
Her research areas include Black parent engagement and involvement, with a focus on barriers and facilitators that impact student success.
Dr. Williams serves as the lead interventionist for the Substance Use Prevention and Education Research (SUPER) program, which is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). She is a licensed clinical social worker whose practice areas include child and adolescent mental health, school social work, substance use, and trauma.
She was recently appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to serve on the North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board, where she holds the office of secretary/treasurer. Dr. Williams has received the Dean’s Recognition of Teaching Excellence Award over several years. She served on the Council on Social Work Education’s Anti-Racism Task Force in 2020.