Dr. Ralph I. Williams Jr.

Associate Professor

Dr. Ralph I. Williams Jr.
Room N114, Business & Aerospace Building (BAS)
MTSU Box 75, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • DBA, Kennesaw State University (2015)
  • MBA, Middle Tennessee State University (2002)
  • BS, Middle Tennessee State University (1978)

Areas of Expertise

Small business and family business managment, mission and goals, performance management.


Dr. Williams earned a D.B.A. from Kennesaw State in 2015, a M.B.A. from MTSU in 2002, and a B.S. from MTSU in 1978. Over 25 years, Ralph served as president of three commercial printing companies, holding a major ownership stake in two of those firms. Following, Ralph consulted for multiple companies. Research interests include small business and family business management, mission and goals, and performance measurement. Prior to appointment as an MTSU Assistant Professor of Management in 2015, Ralph served as a MTSU Management Lecturer for six years.