Susan L Smith, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Arts - History & Classics Dept

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Arts - History & Classics Dept
Email
susan.l.smith@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-2576
Address
2-20 Tory (H.M.) Building
11211 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H4

Overview

About

Education

PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison (1991)
MA  University of Wisconsin-Madison (1986)
BA  University of California, Irvine (1982)

Awards

McCalla Professorship, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta, 2000-2001, 2011-2012
Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Teaching Award, University of Alberta, 2006
Graduate Student Association Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision, U of A,
    2005
Faculty of Arts Research Excellence Award (Associate Professor), U of A, 2004
Philip Lawson Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of History and Classics, U of A,
    2004
Lavinia Dock Award, book award for Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired from the American Association for the History of Nursing, 1997
Sierra Prize, book award for Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired from the [U.S.] Western Association of Women Historians, 1996



Research

Research Interests and Fields for Graduate Supervision
    U.S.A. (especially 20th century)

    U.S. medical and health history: 

  1. War and Health
  2. Women, Gender and Health
  3. Public Health
  4. Medical Experimentation
  5. Health Activism
  6. Racism, Race/Ethnicity and Health
  7. Nursing and Midwifery
  8. Comparative Canada and U.S. Medical History

   Gender/Women's History

   African American History 

   Japanese American history


Teaching


Teaching Areas
    U.S. history (19th-21st centuries)

    U.S. medical history (including War and Health; Women and Health; Race/Ethnicity and Health, Public Health)

    U.S. women and gender

    U.S. social movements                                                                                        

Announcements


Publications

Toxic Exposures:Mustard Gas and the Health Consequences of World War II in the United States
Author(s): Susan L. Smith
Publication Date: 2017
External Link: https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/toxic-exposures/9780813586090
Japanese American Midwives: Culture, Community, and Health Politics, 1880-1950
Author(s): Susan L. Smith
Publication Date: 2005
External Link: http://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/33hek5nr9780252030055.html
Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired: Black Women's Health Activism in America, 1890-1950
Author(s): Susan L. Smith
Publication Date: 1995
External Link: http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/1797.html
“War! What is it Good for? Mustard Gas Medicine,”
Author(s): Susan L. Smith
Publication: CMAJ [Canadian Medical Association Journal]
Volume: 189
Issue: 8
Page Numbers: E321-22
External Link: http://search.proquest.com/openview/1ac9df681745048bc03645fdcf029e68/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=41339