University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business, Associate Professor
Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business, Director
The Rev. Oliver Williams, C.S.C., is an associate professor of Management & Organization at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.
Williams is the director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business. He was awarded the 2019 Sumner Marcus Award for his contributions to the field of management.
The author and editor of more than 20 books on business ethics and Catholic Social Teaching, Williams has published numerous articles in leading journals.
Since 2006, Williams has been a member of the board of directors of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Foundation. Williams' additional previous roles and responsibilities include the position of associate provost of the University of Notre Dame for seven years and past chair of the Social Issues Division of the Academy of Management.
A former officer in the U.S. Navy, Williams earned his doctorate from Vanderbilt University and his bachelor's and master's degrees from Notre Dame. Williams is an ordained Catholic priest in the Congregation of Holy Cross. He is a Liu Institute fellow.