History Department

Kevin Smith

Chairperson of the Department of History, Associate Professor of History, and Coordinator of Academic Advising

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BB 200  Phone: (765) 285-8700  

Department of History
Burkhardt Building (BB), room 200
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Teaching and Research Specialties
U.S. diplomatic, international relations, World War Two

Biography
Kevin Smith helped prepare materials for and appeared in September 2007 on the WIPB-produced and nationally-distributed Digital Media Experience, "Echoes of War: Stories from the Big Red One" (see link, right, for further description, and view program and related resources at http://www.bsu.edu/echoesofwar). Smith has begun research on his second book, Hoosier Statesmen, which will explore the role prominent residents of Indiana have played in shaping U.S. foreign relations. This research also led to the publication of "Reassessing Roosevelt's view of Chamberlain after Munich: Ideological Affinity in the Geoffrey Thompson-Claude Bowers Correspondence," which will appear in Diplomatic History in November 2009. He is the 2002 faculty recipient of Ball State's Benjamin V. Cohen Peace Studies Faculty Fellowship. He is the author of several articles and Conflict Over Convoys: Anglo-American Logistics Diplomacy in the Second World War (Cambridge University Press, 1996). He also received Ball State's 2004 Outstanding Faculty Service Award and its 1996 Outstanding Junior Faculty Award and was a finalist for the university's 1997 Excellence in Teaching Award. Smith served as Assistant Chair of the Department of History, 2000-2006, on the University Strategic Planning Task Force, 2006-2007, and on the Task Force of the Ball State University College of Sciences and Humanities for Teacher Education Reform, 1998-2007.  He is currently serving as chairperson of the History Department.

Related Links

Vita 

Personal Web site 

Course Schedule
  • Course
    Course
    No.
    No.
    Section
    Section
    Time
    Time
    Days
    Days
    Location
    Location
  • Course
    US History, 1877 to
    No.
    202
    Section
    1
    Section
    0900-0950
    Days
    M W F
    Location
    BB 300
  • Course
    Senior Honors Projec
    No.
    499
    Section
    1
    Section
    0000-0000
    Days
    Location
Department of History
Burkhardt Building (BB), room 200
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
(Summer Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Phone: 765-285-8700
Fax: 765-285-5612
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