Tim Watson

Associate Professor of English

University of Miami

Tim Watson teaches 19th- and 20th-century literatures in English. With Ashli White (History Department), he organizes the interdisciplinary Atlantic Studies research group at UM.

He is the author of Caribbean Culture and British Fiction in the Atlantic World, 1780-1870 (Cambridge University Press, 2008) and editor, with Candace Ward of Florida State University, of a new edition of the 1827 novel Hamel, the Obeah Man by Cynric R. Williams (Broadview Press, 2010). He recently edited a special issue of the journal Clio on the topic of "Atlantic Narratives." He is at work on a new book on transatlantic literature and anthropology in the 1950s.