Dr. Sebastian Williams is an assistant professor of English at Davis & Elkins College. His work focuses on modern global literature and culture, with concentrations in environmental health and disability studies. His most recent publications appear in the Journal of Medical Humanities, ISLE, the Journal of Popular Culture, and South Asian Review, among others. His book is titled Modernist Parasites: Bioethics, Dependency and Literaturepost-1900 (Lexington).

Sebastian teaches a variety of courses, including community writing, British and South Asian literature, and environmental communication.

Outside of academia, Sebastian worked in digital marketing for several years, and he’s a proponent of interdisciplinarity and the public humanities. As such, he’s participated in programs such as the Spring Academy in Heidelberg, Germany and the Andrew Mellon Foundation’s National Humanities Without Walls program (for which he’s also an Alumni Board Member).

To contact Sebastian, email williamss4@dewv.edu.

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