Dr. Williams is the General Editor of Principia: A Journal of Classical Education, a national Alcuin Fellow, a Research Fellow with the Institute of Classical Education, and a member of the Academic Advisory Board for the Classic Learning Test. He is also a co-organizer of 100daysofdante.com. Dr. Williams previously served as the Departmental Lecturer in Theology and Christian Ethics at the University of Oxford (UK), where he also directed oxfordconversations.org, a collection of curated video interviews with Christian academics and scholars at Oxford. Prior to that, he taught theology, philosophy, and literature at Cair Paravel Latin School (Topeka, KS). He holds an MPhil and DPhil in Christian Ethics from the University of Oxford (UK); and a MA and ThM in Systematic and Historical Theology from Regent College (Vancouver, Canada). Dr. Williams’ academic work focuses on virtue ethics, Dante’s Comedy, the just war tradition, and the long tradition of classical education, especially in the work of Hugh of St. Victor, Philip Melanchthon, and John Henry Newman.
The Light Behind: Looking Forward to the Past of Classical Education