Jessica Horvath Williams: President's Postdoctoral Fellow

Jessica Horvath Williams

Jessica Horvath Williams (she/her/hers) is a 2020–21 President's Postdoctoral Fellow.



President's Postdoctoral Fellow Program Mentors

Jinga Desai and Douglas Kearney

Undergraduate Institution

University of Oklahoma

Doctoral Institution

University of California, Los Angeles

Dissertation Title

A Monster of Virtues: Female Ideality, (Dis)ability, and Nineteenth-Century Womanhood

Research Interests

Nineteenth-century U.S. literature, history, and culture; critical disability studies; feminist of color disability studies; women's literature; whiteness and the rise of ableism

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