Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Caitlin Williams is pursuing a Masters in Public Administration with a specialization in Public Policy. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in outdoor education from Georgia College and State University. Her background in environmental studies and desire for creating positive change has led her to pursue a career in environmental policy analysis and research. Caitlin has experience working with educational and environmental nonprofit organizations. She was awarded the National President’s Volunteer Service Award in 2019 and 2020 and was recognized as Georgia College’s Top Volunteer of 2020 for her service of over 1,200 hours, which is equal to over $31,000 in economic impact. Caitlin spent the following year in Denver, CO working for the Denver Metropolitan YMCA where she was recognized for her superior service as a site director for youth programming in 2021. Through her education and experience Caitlin has developed skills in leadership, risk management, communication, and group development. She has a professional goal of using scientific data to build public awareness of environmental issues and solutions and recommend policies that promote preservation and conservation.


Bachelor of Science | Georgia College and State University | 2020 | Outdoor Education

Caitlin attended the Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia conference in 2018, the Association of Experiential Education conference in 2019, and facilitated group development workshops at the 4-H Congress in 2018.

Of Note

Georgia College and State University’s Top Volunteer of 2020, National President’s Volunteer Service Award – Gold 2020, National President’s Volunteer Service Award – Silver 2019

Research Interests

Climate Change, Environmental Justice, Sustainability, Human Health Risk Assessments, Public Policy