Associate Dean, Academic Programs and Faculty Affairs
Jonathan Williamson, Ph.D., is associate dean for academic programs and faculty affairs and the Michael Andrew Little Professor in the Honors College. Williamson graduated from the Honors College magna cum laude ('95), majoring in political science and psychology. He received his master's and doctoral degrees in political science at Emory University.
He returned to UH after having served as chair of the department of political science and associate professor of political science at Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA. In addition to his academic roles, Williamson was elected to serve for nearly 12 years on the Williamsport City Council, including terms as president, vice president, and chair of the Finance Committee.