Mr. Daniel Williams was born in the District of Columbia. He grew up in Augusta, Georgia. After graduating high school, he attended Divine Word College in Epworth, Iowa from 1975 to 1979. After graduating from DWC in 1979, he returned to Augusta and worked in the hearing impaired program of a local high school relying on skills in American Sign Language learned while a student at DWC. In 1981, he went to Japan to teach in schools operated by the Society of the Divine Word, first teaching in Nagoya and later in Nagasaki. After returning to the United States, he attended the University of South Carolina for graduate studies in library and information science. He then worked in public libraries in South Carolina and Georgia primarily in the areas of technology and reference services. In November 2016, Mr. Williams returned to Divine Word College as Director of the Matthew Jacoby Library.
ML, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC (Librarianship)
BA, Divine Word College, Epworth, IA (Philosophy)
Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan (Japanese Language)
Classes taught at DWC:
HUM 101 Freshman Seminar
“Avian First Aid: For Your Companion Bird,” WINformation Services, 2008
“Ask a Professional What? A Marketing Strategy Scenario,” The U*N*A*B*A*S*H*E*D Librarian, Number 75, 1990.
American Library Association
Catholic Library Association
Iowa Library Association
Iowa Private Academic Libraries
Dubuque Area Library Information Consortium
Japan, Travel in France, Italy, Mexico