Dr. Sherri Smith
Executive Director, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning,
Associate Professor of English,
MU-ADVANCE Administrative Partner
B.A. (English and Journalism Education), Marshall University
M.A. (Theology and Ethics), Northern Theological Seminary
M.A. (English), Northwestern University
Ph.D. (Victorian Literature; Doctoral Certificate in Women’s Studies) Indiana University
Dr. Smith has taught numerous courses at Marshall,
including British Literature (ENG 319), 19th Century
British Novel (ENG 414/514), Pre-Raphaelite
Literature and Art (ENG 637), and Introduction to
Women's Studies (WS 101).
Service and Outreach
Dr. Smith served as the
Director of the Service Learning Program from its
inception in 2002 until she was appointed to direct
the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) in 2008.
As part of a service learning course that she
taught, Dr. Smith founded Dress for Success River
Cities in 2006 and also served as executive director
until July 2009. This non-profit organization
provides appropriate attire and a social network to
disadvantaged women who are seeking a new career.
She serves as an
ex-officio member of Marshall University's General
Education Council, the INCO Faculty Development
Committee, and Women's Studies Committee.
telephone: (304) 696-5268
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