Chadron State College
Chadron State College

Employee Profile


Thomas Smith

Justice Studies, Social Sciences, & English - Social Sciences

Contact Information

Phone: 308-432-6250
Office: Old Admin 202

Thomas E. Smith is professor of history at Chadron State College. His research and teaching interests are in the modern Atlantic World. He currently teaches courses in modern world history, Europe, Africa and Latin America. He also co-teaches Cuba Libré, a course that culminates in a study abroad experience on the island of Cuba. He has published articles in an edited volume with Liverpool University Press, the Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, and the Journal of Transatlantic Studies. His manuscript, Emancipation without Equality: Pan-African Activism and the Global Color Line was published in the Fall/Winter 2018-2019 by the University of Massachusetts Press and, in June of 2019, he published a piece connecting the work to issues in contemporary Africa on the website Democracy in Africa.

Undergraduate Courses

World History from 1500
Power and Institutions
Modern Africa
Colonial and Modern Latin America
North Africa and the Middle East
Cuba Libre
Processes in World History
Processes in US/Europe History
Social Science Seminar

Graduate Courses

The World since 1945
Europe since 1914
Power and Institutions
Research Seminar