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Williams, Todd O.

Williams, Todd O.

Graduate Center 109
  • Course Regularly Taught
    World Literature I
    Literature and Psychology
    Effective Composition
    Research and Composition
  • Degrees
    Ph.D. English: Literary Criticism and Theory, Kent State University, Kent, OH, 2007
    M.A. English Literature, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 2001
    B.A. English, Ohio University, Athens, OH, 1998
  • Publications
    Christina Rossetti’s Environmental Consciousness. Routledge, 2019. Series: Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment.

    A Therapeutic Approach to Teaching Poetry: Individual Development, Psychology, and Social Reparation. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Series: Education, Psychoanalysis, and Social Transformation.

    “Saint Prisca and Rossetti’s Time Flies Revision.” Notes and Queries, vol. 66, no. 2, June 2019, pp. 302-303.

    “Teaching Victorian Poetry with Twenty-First-Century Psychology.” Teaching Victorian Literature in the Twenty-First Century: A Guide to Pedagogy. Ed. Jen Cadwallader and Laurence Mazzeno. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, pp. 155-166.

    “Cognitive Misappraisal in Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan.” Text and Presentation, vol. 11, 2014, pp. 51-65.

    “The Autobiographical Self and Embodied Knowledge of God in Christina Rossetti’s Time Flies.” Literature and Theology (Special Issue: Thinking with God: Cognition, Religion, and Literature), vol. 28, no. 3, September 2014, pp. 321-333.

    “On Christina Rossetti’s Correction to the April 25 Entry of Time Flies.” Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies, vol. 23, Spring 2014, pp. 9-18.

    “Environmental Ethics in Christina Rossetti’s Time Flies.” Prose Studies: History, Theory, Criticism, vol. 33, no. 3, December 2011, pp. 217-229.

    “A Poetry Therapy Model for the Literature Classroom.” Journal of Poetry Therapy, vol. 24, no. 1, March 2011, pp. 17-33.

    “The Therapeutic Value of Poetry for Students and Readers.” Reader: Essays in Reader-Oriented Theory, Criticism, and Pedagogy, vol. 58/59, Winter 2010, pp. 78-96.

    “Challenging Evolutionary Metaphors of Survival: William Morris’s News from Nowhere.” Evolutionary Review, vol. 1, SUNY Press, 2010, pp. 39-41.

    “Reading Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s ‘The Mirror’ through Lacan’s Mirror Stage.” Explicator, vol. 67, no .1, Fall 2008, pp. 48-51.

    “Teaching Morris’s Early Dream Poems through the Three Registers.” Journal of William Morris Studies (Special Issue: Teaching Morris), vol. 17, no. 2, Summer 2007, pp. 99-114.

    “T. S. Eliot’s Alteration of Renaissance Drama through Frazer in The Waste Land.” Revue LISA/LISA e-journal (re-writings issue), vol. 2, no. 5, 2004, pp. 60-73.

    “A Study of Native Spanish Speaker’s Writing in English for Teachers.” Inquiry, vol. 8, no. 1, 2003, pp. 55-62.

    Review of Masculinity in Four Victorian Epics: A Darwinist Reading by Clinton Machann. Politics and Culture (Special Evolutionary Issue), 2010, 7 pages.

    Review of Christina Rossetti’s Faithful Imagination by Dinah Roe. Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies, 16, Fall 2007, pp. 115-118.