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Pierce Williams

  • PhD Candidate, Teaching Fellow
  • Instructor of English
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • 1PublicationsNumber of items in Pierce's My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

Transatlantic StudiesDigital HumanitiesSocietal ComputingCritical TheoryPerformance TheoryEighteenth Century StudiesCultural StudiesHistory and Philosophy of SciencePrint CultureBook History


Ph.D. candidate in Literary and Cultural Studies at Carnegie Mellon University.

Recent publications

  • The Social Network of Early English Drama



Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama

Editorial and Research Assistant


Professional experience

Instructor of English

Carnegie Mellon University

August 2013 - Present

Technical and Teaching Assistant

Folger Shakespeare Library

May 2017 - June 2017(a month)

Writing Coach

US Army War College

August 2016 - May 2017(9 months)

Composition Tutor

Global Communications Center, CMU

August 2015 - May 2017(2 years)

Research Assistant - Visualizing English Print

University of Wisconsin Madison

August 2016 - December 2016(4 months)

Director of English Instruction

Carnegie Mellon University-Qatar

July 2015 - June 2016(a year)

Research Assistant

Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh

May 2014 - August 2014(3 months)


Visiting Scholar, History and Philosophy of Science

University of Cambridge

June 2017 - Present

Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities

University of Victoria

June 2016 - Present

PhD, Literary and Cultural Studies

Carnegie Mellon University

August 2013 - Present

Certificate of Proficiency in Book History

Rare Book School, University of Virginia

October 2014 - October 2016(2 years)

MA, English

Loyola University Chicago

August 2012 - August 2013(a year)

Graduate Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction

University of Texas at Arlington

August 2008 - May 2009(9 months)

BA, English

University of Texas at Arlington

August 2004 - December 2008(4 years)