Robert Smith

Associate Professor
 Holton Hall 386


PhD, Bowling Green State University, 2002
MA, Central Michigan University, 1997
BA, Purdue University, 1992

Research Interests

African American history, Civil Rights, Legal History, Race and Law

Teaching Areas

African American history, Civil Rights history, US Legal history, African Americans and Law, General African American Diaspora Studies

Courses Offered

African Americans and the Legal Process
African American History Surveys I, II.

Other Activities

Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History

Selected Publications

Smith, Robert S. “HBO’s The Wire: Media Placement and Post-Industrial Landscapes.” Africana Cultures and Policy Studies: How African American History, Culture, and Studies Can Transform Africana Public Policy. Ed. Williams, Zachary. Palgrave Macmillan, (2009).