I study the intellectual and material cultures of early modern northern Europe, particularly Scotland. At the moment I’m writing a book on the forgotten role of antiquarianism in the Scottish Early Enlightenment and my previous monograph – The Antiquary: John Aubrey’s Historical Scholarship – was published by Oxford University Press in 2016. I’ve also published or spoken on numerous aspects of early modern Scottish culture, Latin, Scots, and Gaelic poetry, the history of books, book collecting, and reading, canon and disciplinary formation, epigraphy and carved stones, Scandinavian state-sponsored antiquarianism, and early modern understandings of the ancient past. For more details and information on my latest research see http://kelseyjacksonwilliams.com/
Parallel to this, I am the lead printer at the Pathfoot Press, Stirling's centre for letterpress printing and teaching, in which role I teach hand printing and undertake a variety of commissions and projects with the university and the wider Scottish literary community. For more information about the press see our webpage at pathfootpress.com or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @PathfootPress
I welcome enquiries from students on all of these topics. If Scotland, material culture, old books, or printing are all or any of your cups of tea, drop me a line!