Dr. John Howard Smith

Education:  Ph.D., University at Albany (S.U.N.Y.), 2003
Office: Ferguson Social Sciences, 117
Office Phone: 903-886-5219
Email Address: John.Smith@tamuc.edu

Research Interests
Religion in Colonial & Revolutionary America, Apocalypticism, American Indian History

Recent Publications
The First Great Awakening: Redefining Religion in British America, 1725-1775. Madison, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2015.

“The Perfect Rule of the Christian Religion”: A History of Sandemanianism in the Eighteenth Century. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2008.

“Two Religious Revolutionaries: Review of George Whitefield: America’s Spiritual Founding Father. Yale University Press, 2014 and Jacob Green’s Revolution: Radical Religion and Reform in a Revolutionary Age. Penn State University Press, 2014” in Reviews in American History (forthcoming)

Review of God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution by Thomas S. Kidd. New York: Basic Books, 2010. The History Teacher, Vol. 44, No. 4 (August 2011).

Review of Captive Histories: English, French, and Native Narratives of the 1704 Deerfield Raid, by Evan Haefeli and Kevin Sweeney (Amherst and Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 2006).The Historical Journal of Massachusetts (Summer 2009).

Recent Courses Taught­ Undergraduate
Reading and Writing History
Religion in Early America
The Apocalypse in American History
American Indian History

Recent Courses Taught ­Graduate
Historiography and Methodology
American Indian History
Readings in Colonial North America
Millenarianism and Apocalypticism