Faculty

Melissa S. Williams

Office Location

SS 3040

Phone Number

416-978-8220

Fax Number

416-978-5566

Email Address

melissa.williams@utoronto.ca

Area Group(s)

  • Political Theory

Education

  • MESc, Bryn Mawr College
  • A.M., Harvard University
  • Ph.D., Harvard University

Melissa S. Williams

Professor

Biography

General research focus is contemporary democratic theory. Current projects include Deparochializing Political Theory (ed.), and Democracy After Sovereignty. Published work includes Voice, Trust, and Memory: Marginalized Groups and the Failings of Liberal Representation (Princeton University Press), articles on a wide range of topics (toleration, citizenship, comparative political theory, the history of political thought, Indigenous rights, multiculturalism) and numerous edited volumes.

Research Interests

  • Contemporary Democratic Theory