Rev. Oliver Williams, C.S.C., selected for inclusion in the latest edition of "Who's Who in America"


Rev. Oliver Williams, C.S.C., associate professor of management at the University of Notre Dame, has been selected for inclusion in the latest edition of “Who’s Who in America,” the annual compilation of the nation’s most accomplished men and women.p. Director of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business, Father Williams specializes in understanding how the ethics of virtue might inform the ethical conduct of managers. He is also an expert on economic and political issues in South Africa and facilitated a landmark 1991 meeting at Notre Dame between U.S. corporate and government officials and leaders of the African National Congress, the Inkatha Freedom Party, and the Pan-Africanist Congress. He currently serves as chair of the U.S. board of the United States-South African Leadership Development Program.p. A faculty fellow in Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Father Williams was an associate provost at the University for seven years and has been listed among the outstanding faculty in the Mendoza College of Business in Business Week’s ratings of MBA programs. In 1994, he won the University’s Reinhold Niebuhr Award, which is presented to faculty whose life and teachings “promote or exemplify the theological and philosophical concerns of Niebuhr.”p. The author or editor of 14 books, Father Williams earned his doctorate from Vanderbilt University and his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Notre Dame. He was ordained a priest in the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1970.

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