Wayne Williams

Wayne Williams

Senior Lecturer / School of Politics and International Studies

Faculty and Department

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


Wayne Williams is a senior lecturer in the School of Politics and International Studies at the University of Hull. He has taught philosophy, political philosophy and ethics at the University since 1998 and his primary research interests are in metaethics, nonhuman animal and environmental philosophy, and critical terrorism studies.

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 (UK) candidates and presented and published papers on non-human animal ethics, metaethics, academic freedom and terrorism.


Moral Philosophy

Animals Ethics: Philosophy, Politics and Law

Terrorism, War and Ethics

The Politics and Philosophy of the Environment

Introduction to Political Ideologies

Introduction to Comparative Politics


Philosophical Texts and Theories

Contemporary Terrorism Studies

Power and the State in International Politics

Challenges in International Politics