Faculty & Staff

Dr. Tyrone Williams

Dr. Tyrone Williams

Professor, English Department

Professor, Honors Programs

Professor, Gender and Diversity Studies

Professor, Gender and Diversity Studies Program

Professor, Africana Studies

Professor and Director, English Graduate Program

ML 4446
208 Hinkle Hall

Phone: (513) 745-2014

Fax: (513) 745-3065


  • B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Wayne State University)

First Year at Xavier University:



20th-Century American literature, African-American literature, Literary theory


Tyrone Williams teaches literature and theory at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of three books of poetry, c.c. (Krupskaya Books, 2002), On Spec (Omnidawn Publishing, 2008) and The Hero Project of the Century (The Backwaters Press, 2009). A prose eulogy is forthcoming from Hooke Press in 2011. He has completed a manuscript of poetry commissioned by Atelos Books. Further information about his work is available on his website.

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