Delice Williams

Assistant Professor
Associate Director of Composition


University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716


Délice Williams is Assistant Professor of English & Associate Director of Composition at the University of Delaware. She holds a doctorate in English & American Literature from Washington University in St. Louis, and earned her Bachelor’s degree in English at the College of William & Mary. Her research and teaching interests include contemporary global Anglophone literature, with particular emphases on climate fiction, migration, and most recently, artistic and literary engagements with oil and water. Here at UD, she teaches both English 110 and upper level literature courses in global literature in addition to teaching in MALS. She has published in Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies; South Asian Review; The Paterson Literary Review; and Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies. Before joining the UD faculty in 2015, Dr. Williams taught writing and literature for 15 years in K-12 independent schools.