College of Arts, Sciences and Education
Melissa Smith, PhD
Assistant Department Chair
English, Literature, and World Languages
Phone: (231) 591-5898
Email: [email protected]
- PhD, Illinois State University, English Studies
- MA, Missouri State University, English
- BA, Truman State University, English
Dr. Melissa Sara Smith has a Ph.D. in English Studies and specializes in Children’s and Young Adult Literature.
Smith, M. (Presenter), Motz, K. L. (Presenter), Isler, M. (Presenter), Rescoe, S. (Presenter), Michigan Academic Library Association 2018 Fall Workshop, “Primary Resources in Teaching and Learning.” East Lansing, (October 2018).
Smith, M. (Presenter), Motz, K. L. (Presenter), Isler, M. (Presenter), Rescoe, S. (Presenter), Michigan Academic Library Association 2018 Conference, “Tapping Into Student Passion: Innovative Assignment Creation with Faculty/Library/Archives Collaboration.” East Lansing, (May 2018).
Smith, M. (Presenter), Andrews, J. (Presenter), Children’s Literature Association 2017 Conference, “Shaping Our Future Scientists and Citizens: The (Mis)Representations of Dinosaurs in Books for Children.” Tampa, FL, (June 2017).
- Oral Presentation
Fagan, D., Piercey, V., Cullen, R., Venkatesh, A., Smith, M., Michigan Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges Conference, “The Unexpected Partnership Between Math and English: A Public Reflection,” Delta College, University Center, MI, (October 2016).
Smith, M. (Presenter), Conference, “‘I Can Feel it in My Bones’: The Corporeal Nature of Horror Literature for Children.” Children’s Literature Association, Richmond, Virginia, (June 2015).
Smith, M. (Presenter), Conference, "Come and Play, Komm und spiel, Vem brincar: Play and Parody in Sesame Street from Around the World." Children's Literature Association, Biloxi, Mississippi, (June 2013).