Housing & Residence Life

Roderick Williams

NORFOLK, 23529

Roderick Williams serves as the Resident Hall Director for The University Village Apartments. He earned a B.A. in Geography and a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis from The University of Memphis. Prior to joining Housing and Residence Life at ODU, Roderick served as a Residence Life Coordinator at The University of Memphis. He also served in the role of Resident Advisor, Conference Assistant, and Graduate Assistant. After completing his master's degree, Roderick transitioned from Residence Life and Housing and began providing behavioral/ clinical support for students within the special population for a Charter School Network (K-12). Roderick subsequently began providing behavioral and clinical support for adults with severe mental health diagnoses and severe intellectual disabilities under the Tennessee Department of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, where his work and efforts resulted in significant improvements in the occurrences of maladaptive behaviors, allowing these individuals to reside in least restrictive environments. He began working as a Resident Hall Director at Old Dominion University on July 25, 2022. Roderick is an active member of The Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., and in his spare time he enjoys playing tennis.