Associate Professor, Composition & Literature
PhD (Literary Theory & Criticism), Kent State University
Dr. Williams works on psychological approaches to literature and pedagogy. He has published multiple articles on teaching literature, and on Victorian authors including the Rossettis, William Morris, and Oscar Wilde. He is a contributor to the volume Teaching Victorian Literature in the Twenty-First Century (Palgrave Macmillan 2017), and the author of the books A Therapeutic Approach to Teaching Poetry (Palgrave Macmillan 2012) and Christina Rossetti’s Environmental Consciousness (Routledge 2019).
Dr. Williams currently serves as the English Department Library Liaison and Chair of the Promotion, Evaluation, and Tenure Committee. He is a member of the University Sabbatical Leave Committee, General Studies Committee, and an alternate for the LAS Humanities Research Committee.