Deborah Williams

Deborah Williams, Clinical Associate Professor at the Liberal Studies Program in New York; Program Head, Literature and Creative Writing, NYUNY

Clinical Associate Professor at the Liberal Studies Program in New York; Program Head, Literature and Creative Writing Affiliation: NYU New York
Email: dlw7@nyu.edu
Education: PhD, MA, New York University; BA, Wheaton College

Research Areas: 20th century American fiction, children's liteature, feminist literary history


Until 2010, Deborah Lindsay Williams was Director of Honors and Professor of English at Iona College. She now teaches in the NYU Liberal Studies Program.

Her fields of interest include 20th century US fiction, children’s literature, and feminist literary history and historiography. She is the author of a number of articles about US women writers and Not in Sisterhood: Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Zona Gale, and the Politics of Female Authorship.

She is a biweekly columnist for The National, Abu Dhabi’s English-language newspaper. 

With Cyrus R.K. Patell, she is the co-editor of Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume Eight, 1940-Present.

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