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Carol Smith is Senior Fellow in Learning and Teaching and Head of the School of Performing Arts, in the Faculty of Education and the Arts.

Areas of expertise

  • American literature and film
  • Transatlantic chick lit
  • The American First Lady


  • The acceptable Face of America:The Cultural Politics of The American NPG show 'Americans' in America in the Course of Human Events (VU ini Press, 2006)
  • ‘Marrying National Identity: Family Values and Contemporary American Film’ in American Film and Politics: From Reagan to the Millennium (MUP, 2002)
  • Gender, Ethnicity and Sexuality in Contemporary American Film (joint author, Edinburgh UP, 1998)
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