MA (North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1977), PhD (Illinois, 1982)
Prof. Williams received his B.A. (hons) and M.A. in classics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his Ph.D. in classical philology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His major research interests are medieval Latin; writing on friendship in antiquity and the Middle Ages; and stylistics. Major publications include Studies in the Manuscript Tradition of Aristotle's Analytica (1984), Aelred of Rievaulx's Spiritual Friendship (1994), The Making of Christian Communities (2005), and a new edition of Goscelin of St.-Bertin's Liber Confortatorius.
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