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Meet the Faculty

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Lisa Smith, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Division: Humanities/Teacher Education Division
Office: Pendleton Learning Center (PLC) 117
Phone: 310-506-7232
E-mail: lisa.h.smith@pepperdine.edu

  • Ph.D. in English, University of Delaware, 1999
  • M.A. in English, University of Delaware, 1992
  • B.A. in English and Psychology, University of Delaware, 1989


  • Early American Women Writers
  • Early American Literature
  • English Composition I

Key Awards/Affiliations:

  • Brett J. Love Award for Teaching Excellence
  • Society of Early Americanists
  • Modern Language Association

Selected Works:

  • "Beyond Strunk & White: Using Comics to Teach Students to Write Analytically." Comic Arts Conference, Comic-Con International 2017, July 2017.
  • "Engaging the Non-Major with Early American Literature." Society of Early Americanists Panel on Teaching Early American Literature, American Literature Association Conference, May 2016.
  • The First Great Awakening in Colonial American Newspapers: A Shifting Story. Lanham, MD: Roman & Littlefield's Lexington Books, 2012.

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