Grants Management Branch

James Williams joined NIEHS in the Division of Extramural Research and Training (DERT) as a grants management officer in September 2008. He manages a portfolio that encompasses most of the funding mechanisms for the institute. Prior to working at NIEHS, he spent 10 years with the Department of Justice/Office of Justice Programs where he was a grants manager within the Office of Science and Technology. James holds a Master of Social Work and Criminal Justice from East Carolina University and a Bachelor of Science from Mount Olive College. In addition to working at NIEHS, James recently retired as a Lieutenant Colonel with the United States Army Reserve.