The College of The Bahamas
                   
           School of English Studies
Faculty and Staff

Craig Smith, Ph.D. University of Florida, 2010.

Office: A110
craigsmith_at_cob.edu.bs

Craig A. Smith earned his Ph.D. from The University of Florida in 2010. He is currently an Assistant Professor of English. His primary areas of scholarship are 20th-Century African American and Anglophone Caribbean Studies, Cultural Studies, Post Colonial Theory, Film, and Gender Studies.

Dr. Smith's current research focuses on representations of black masculinities in literature and popular culture. His poetry has appeared in the anthology Caribbean Erotic: Poetry, Prose & Essays (2011) and his article "(de) Constructing Patriarchal Masculinities in Cess Silvera's Shottas" will appear in the forthcoming edition of The Journal of West Indian Literature.

Dr. Smith is the co-founder of the annual Critical Caribbean Symposium Series hosted at The College of The Bahamas. Dr. Smith is a Yoga enthusiast and a practitioner of the Afro-Brazilian martial art capoeira.

Dr. Smith has taught a variety of courses including:

  • College Writing Skills 1 & 2
  • Caribbean Women Writers
  • West Indian Literature
  • Postcolonial Literature
  • Gender and Literature