Military Science
Sean P. Williams

Sean P. Williams, Lieutenant Colonel (LTC)

Department Chair / Professor

Lieutenant Colonel Sean Williams, Department Chair and Professor in the Military Science Program, brings years of experience leading and training Soldiers and young officers to the School of Management. As a chief administrator and teacher in the department, LTC Williams is responsible for continuously improving the University of San Francisco Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program and curriculum while providing students with the unique opportunity to simultaneously earn their college degree and a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

After earning his B.S. in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh in 1997, LTC Williams served in Field Artillery staff and leadership positions from the levels of Platoon to Corps with assignments in Georgia, North Carolina, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan. Through these experiences, LTC Williams gained an appreciation for leading and serving others under challenging circumstances while working toward a common goal. His aim is to train Army ROTC Cadets to be leaders of character with hands-on experience in managing physical, financial and human resources.

A native of Erie, Pennsylvania, Sean is married to Alicia Williams and has three children.

Civilian Education

M.A., Management and Leadership, Webster University, Saint Louis, Missouri, 2008
B.S., Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1997

Military Education

Precision Fire Collateral Damage Estimate Course, 2012
Intermediate Leader Course, 2009
Joint Firepower Control Course, 2009
Jumpmaster, 2003
Field Artillery Captain’s Career Course, 2001
Combined Arms and Services Staff School, 2001
Airborne, 1998
Field Artillery Basic Officer Leader’s Course, 1997

Assignments, Operational Experience and Deployments

Army Forces and Plans Officer, U.S. Navy THIRD Fleet, San Diego, CA 2011-2014
Battalion Operations Officer, 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery, Afghanistan, 2010-2011
Brigade Operations Officer, 18th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Bragg, NC, 2009-2010
Battery and Battalion Observer and Trainer, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, CA, 2006-2008
Commander, B Battery, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 321st Field Artillery, Fort Bragg, NC and Iraq, 2004-2006
Assistant Operations Officer, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 321st Field Artillery, Fort Bragg, NC, 2003-2004
Battalion Fire Support Officer, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Iraq, 2003
Fire Support Plans Officer, XVIII Airborne Corps Artillery, Fort Bragg, NC 2001-2003
Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery, Fort Stewart, GA, 1998-2000
Company Fire Support Officer, B Company, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor, Fort Stewart, GA and Kuwait, 1998

Awards and Decorations

Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (3)
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal (3)
Navy-Marine Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal (4)
National Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal Campaign Star
Iraq Campaign Medal Campaign Star (2)
Global War on Terrorism Expedition Medal with Arrowhead
Global War on Terrorism Campaign Star
Army Service Ribbon
NATO Medal
Master Parachutist Badge

Sean P. Williams LTC, University of San Francisco School of Management