Dr. Paul Williams specializes in the representation of political histories in museums. Since 2008 he has worked for Ralph Appelbaum Associates, the New York-based museum planning and design firm being chiefly involved with projects associated with communicating modern histories. Prior to that, Paul Williams spent several years teaching in the Museum Studies graduate program at New York University.
Memorial Museums: The Global Rush to Commemorate Atrocities, Oxford 2007.
Memorial Museums and the Objectification of Suffering, in: Marstine, Janet (ed.): Routledge Companion to Museum Ethics. Redefining Ethics for the Twenty-First Century Museum, London 2011, pp. 220-236.
Hailing the Cosmopolitan Conscience: Memorial Museums in A Global Age, in: Cameron, Fiona/ Kelly, Lynda (eds.): Hot Topics, Public Culture, Museums, Newcastle 2010, pp. 227-244.