Howard (Roy) Williams is an adjunct assistant professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs in New York City. He has also lectured at the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California; the American University in Washington, D.C.; and the University Swiss Italia in Lugano, Switzerland. He has designed and led crisis preparedness and response simulations in various locations for the NOHA network of European universities, hosted in the Netherlands.
The current U.S. humanitarian structure hinders the country's ability to coordinate and deliver lifesaving aid. Two former U.S. humanitarian leaders chart a path to strengthen U.S. humanitarian response efforts and bolster U.S. leadership in the process.