Williams named to Davis & Elkins College English faculty


ELKINS — Sebastian Williams has been appointed to the English faculty at Davis & Elkins College. As instructor of English, he is teaching courses in College Writing and Writing for the Community.

Williams comes to D&E from Purdue University, where he instructed various courses in rhetoric and composition and literature, theory and culture. At Purdue, he received the Quintilian Teaching Award for three consecutive years and an Excellence in Teaching Award in 2018.

As a writer, Williams’ work has appeared in several peer-reviewed publications including Journal of Popular Culture, Woolf Studies Annual and Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, among others. He also has presented at professional conferences including the Heidelberg Spring Academy, British Women Writers Conference and the International Virginia Woolf Conference.

Williams is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in English with a primary focus on literary studies at Purdue University. He also holds a Master of Arts in English and a certificate in women’s, gender and sexuality studies from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio.


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