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Ethan Smilie

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

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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.