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Matthew Paul Smith

Matthew Paul Smith

Postdoctoral Lecturer


Fields of Interest:

  • 19th Century American Literary Studies
  • American Literature
  • Southern Literature


  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2017
  • M.A., University of Tennessee, 2012
  • B.A., Louisiana State University


Professional Service

  • Judge - 8th Annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl, 2017
  • Organizing Committee Member - UT Herman Melville Festival, 2016
  • GSE (Graduate Students in English) - Chair, 2015-2016
  • Co-Chair : NEXUS Conference 2014
  • Non-Fiction Reader, Grist Journal

Awards, Honors & Grants

  • John C. Hodges Award for Exceptional Scholarship, 2013
  • John C. Hodges Excellence in Teaching Award. 2012

Associations & Organizations

  • Ph.D. Representative, Graduate Students in English
Matthew Paul Smith

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