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Keith Williams, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Cornell University

Research Interests and Background

Dr. Williams’s primary research interest is in slave narratives and neo-slavery texts. He has published on topics ranging from Othello to Charles Chesnutt, and presented at numerous conferences. Dr. Williams came to Saint Anselm in 2007. 

At Saint Anselm, he is faculty co-advisor to the Black Student Coalition, and the literary magazine, Quatrain.  He also serves on the delegate assembly, the elective body of the Modern Language Association.


Dr. Keith Williams teaches nineteenth and twentieth-century African American Literature and American Literature. In addition to general survey courses in these areas, he teaches specialized topics on such areas as the U.S. Civil War and the Harlem Renaissance.

Contact Information

Professor Williams
Keith Williams
Assistant Professor
English Department
Saint Anselm College
100 Saint Anselm Drive
Manchester NH 03102

(603) 656-6013

Office: Bradley House

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