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Christian Williams

Associate, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Christian Williams serves as an Associate for the NECR 6150 Applying Conflict Analysis course. Outside of NECR, in the role of Brooklyn Regional Representative to Governor Andrew Cuomo, Christian is the top appointed New York State official in Brooklyn, working with elected officials and community stakeholders and managing interdepartmental and interagency initiatives.

Prior to this role, Christian worked as the Director of Community Relations for the New York City Department of Social Services, where he created new job training partnerships with Google, NASDAQ, Chelsea Market/Jamestown LP, Bloomingdales and City Point Brooklyn for individuals living in shelters.

Christian graduated from the NECR M.S. program in 2015. He wrote his capstone on de-escalating tensions between police and community in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York. Hailing from Brooklyn, Christian believes that one’s mindset is the key to successfully breaking down barriers and facilitating sustainable progress.


  • M.A., Columbia University
  • B.A., St. John’s University