Jessica Horvath Williams

Program-Building, Co-Leader

Jessica Horvath Williams is a postdoctoral fellow in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota. She teaches and researches at the crossroads of 19th century U.S. Literature and feminist disability studies, with emphases on questions of women’s writing, domestic labor, and literary form. She is a black, queer, femme, first-generation, autistic activist and educator in the Twin Cities, who works with healthcare professionals on disability issues, and their intersections of these issues with race, gender/sexuality, and citizenship. Her work has appeared in Studies in American Fiction.

Jessica Horvath Williams