Dr. Rawlins Williams

 East Tennessee State University, USA                                               

Dr. Lee Ann Rawlins Williams presently serves as Assistant Professor and Program Director of Rehabilitative Health Sciences (RHSC-BS) at East Tennessee State University.  Her academic experience includes work with graduate and undergraduate programs focusing on disability and rehabilitation at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Auburn University.  In addition, her professional experiences include work in the field of rehabilitation in the areas of blindness and low vision, general rehabilitation counseling, human resource training/development, and in guest services with the Walt Disney Company.

Dr. Rawlins Williams has held a variety of leadership positions at the local, state, regional, national, and international levels for professional rehabilitation associations. She has published research in peer-reviewed journals and authored a book on caseload management. Her areas of research interest include, professional practice in rehabilitation, undergraduate education, professional ethics, case/caseload management, psychosocial aspects of disability, and diversity and inclusion.