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.


Contact Info
telephone: (304) 696-5268
e-mail: smithsc@marshall.edu