Dr. John Howard Smith

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

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

Recent Publications
Review of Darkness Falls in the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England, by Douglas Winiarski (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017), The Journal of American History 104 (Mar. 2018)

“Two-and-a-Half Men: Religion and Revolution  in British America," Reviews in American History 44 (Mar. 2016)

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.

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).

Recent Courses Taught­ Undergraduate
Religion in Early America
The Apocalypse in American History
American Indian History
Star Wars: The Course Awakens (Signature Course)

Recent Courses Taught ­Graduate
Introduction to Religious Studies
American Indian History
Readings in Colonial North America
Millenarianism and Apocalypticism