Dr. Williams gained his Doctor of Philosophy in Caribbean Studies in 2010 from the University of Warwick. He has been employed at UCCI since 2009 as an Assistant Professor where he lectures in in History, Philosophy, Sociology, and English; and is the Social Sciences Department Chair. He has received numerous awards such as the Cherese Iptiste Prize for best undergraduate student of African Studies/History, UWI, Trinidad and the Florida Conference of Historians’ Thomas M. Campbell Award (2011) for article entitled ‘Did Slavery Really Matter in the Cayman Islands?’ Dr. Williams has published numerous books and articles, and made presentations at numerous international conferences. At UCCI he served as the Chairman of the Student Disciplinary Committee from 2016-2018 and is currently a Member of the Ethics Committee. Dr. Williams has served as a member and history consultant, Culture and Heritage Policy Committee of the Cayman Islands since 2015.
Dr. Williams was appointed as a Member on 1 January 2020 for a three-year term.