Samuel Smith

Sam Smith

Associate Professor of History
Director, Graduate Program in History

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


  • Ph.D., University of South Carolina
  • MA, Bob Jones University
  • BA, Bob Jones University

Classes Taught Regularly

  • HIUS 221, Survey of American History I
  • HIUS 310, Colonial America
  • HIUS 312, American Revolution
  • HIUS 360, American Economic History
  • HIUS 510, Colonial America (Graduate)
  • HIUS 512, American Revolution (Graduate)
  • HIUS 513, Jeffersonian America (Graduate)
  • HIUS 520, Teaching History in College (Graduate)


Samuel Smith received his BA (Bible) and MA (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.  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.