Title: Associate Professor of Humanities and Humanities Division Chair
Teaching Focus: Epics, medieval literature, G.K. Chesterton, composition
Education: B.A., Pittsburg State University, 2006; M.A., University of Dallas, 2008; Ph.D., University of Dallas, 2012
Dr. Smilie joined the English department at College of the Ozarks in 2017. Dr. Smilie has published papers on Dante, Chaucer, Milton, Austen, G.K. Chesterton, and Laura Ingalls Wilder, ranging over a number of topics, including philosophical, theological, and poetic portrayals curiosity and depictions of pedagogical practices in works of fiction.