Professor Kevin Williams
Professor Emeritus (Arts & Humanities)
College of Arts and Humanities
Telephone: (01792) 513347

Educated at Keele, Lyon II and the London School of Economics, his research interests include: history of war reporting; newspaper history, media history; European media and history and the mass media and national identity in small nations. He has also written on health and the media with particular reference to the reporting of HIV/AIDS.

He was deputy head of the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Cardiff before coming to Swansea, where he was Head of the School of Arts from 2005 to 2008. He has taught in the USA, Denmark, Holland, Spain, Ukraine and several African countries.


  1. Williams, K. War correspondents as sources for history Media History 18 3-4 341 360
  2. Williams, K. Get Me A Murder A Day! A History of Mass Communication in Britain Bloomsbury Academic
  3. Williams, K. “The Long Goodbye” in English is a Welsh Language: Television's Crisis in Wales edited by Geraint Talfan Davies. (Ed.), 30 34 Institute of Welsh Affairs
  4. Williams, K. “Millionaires and the Public Mind: Norman Angell and the Political Economy of the Press” in Bounds, P and Jagmohan M (eds) Recharting Media Studies: essays on Neglected Media Critics (Ed.), 1 Peter Lang
  5. Williams, K. FLATTENED VISIONS FROM TIMELESS MACHINES Media History 13 2-3 127

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