Dean Tara Williams

Tara Williams

Honors College Dean

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Tara Williams joined The University of Alabama in March 2020 as dean of the Honors College.  She grew up in Florida and earned her BA in English from the University of Florida and PhD in English from Rutgers University.  Her research on medieval literature and culture includes two books: Inventing Womanhood: Gender and Language in Later Middle English Writing (Ohio State University Press, 2011) and Middle English Marvels: Magic, Spectacle, and Morality (Penn State University Press, 2018).  She has also published on honors education and the scholarship of teaching and learning.