Skip to content
When autocomplete options are available, use up and down arrows to review and enter to select.

Samuel Smith

Sam Smith

Department Chair
Director of Graduate Program
Professor of History


Office: DeMoss Hall 4004R
Phone: (434) 592-3114


  • Ph.D., University of South Carolina
  • M.A., Bob Jones University
  • B.A., Bob Jones University

Classes Taught

  • HIUS 221, Survey of American History I
  • HIUS 310, Colonial America
  • HIST 491, Senior Capstone Seminar
  • HIUS 510, Colonial America (Graduate)
  • HIUS 511, Colonial Virginia (Graduate)
  • HIUS 512, American Revolution (Graduate)
  • HIUS 530, American Christian Heritage (Graduate)


Samuel Smith received his B.A. (Bible) and M.A. (Church History) from Bob Jones University and his Ph.D. (History) from the University of South Carolina. His primary research interest is in the intellectual and religious development of the Colonial and Revolutionary South. He has various publications in his field including A Cautious Enthusiasm: Mystical Piety and Evangelicalism in Colonial South Carolina (University of South Carolina Press, 2013). Dr. Smith has taught history on the high school and college levels. He is married to Rebecca and has four children: Kendra, Logan, Kayla, and Haddon.

chat live 2 Chat Live
Asset 1 Request Info
Asset 1 Apply Now
visit Visit Liberty