Wayne Williams

Mr Wayne Williams

Lecturer/ Associate Dean (Student Experience)

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • School of Politics and International Studies


Wayne Williams is a lecturer in the School of Law and Politics and Associate Dean (Student Experience) for the Faculty of Business, Law and Politics. His main research interests are in non-human animal ethics and environmental philosophy, metaethics, terrorism studies and related issues in contemporary political philosophy. In recent years he has chaired sessions on non-human animal ethics at Oxford University, been an invited panel member in a national debates series on the ethics of vivisection, chaired local, live-streamed hustings for General Election 2017 candidates and presented and published papers on non-human animal ethics, metaethics and terrorism.

Undergraduate - Politics, Ethics and War - The Power of Ideas - Introduction to Philosophy I - Introduction to Philosophy II - The Philosophy of Contemporary Thought and Culture - Moral Philosophy - Animals Ethics: Philosophy, Politics and Law - Terrorism, War and Ethics - The Politics and Philosophy of the Environment Postgraduate - Philosophical Texts and Theories - Contemporary Terrorism Studies

Postgraduate supervision

Mr Williams welcomes applications in the areas of non-human animal ethics and the ethics of terrorism.