Craig W. Smith

Craig W. Smith

Title: Special Lecturer
Office: 147 O'Dowd Hall
Phone: (248) 370-2739
Fax: (248) 370-2748


Craig W. Smith has published criticism in The New York Native and Twentieth-Century Literature, and fiction in Christopher Street and Discontents. His doctoral dissertation "Eustace Tilley's Closet: Gay and Lesbian Writers at The New Yorker" (Wayne State University, 2003) is on the topic of the magazine where he worked from 1990-1994. He also teaches cultural/literary theory and writing at Wayne State University.


B.A. English, University of Michigan, 1984 
Ph.D. English, Wayne State University, 2003


His interests include queer theory, feminism, and modernism/postmodernism.

Teaching Philosophy

College writing provides students with the opportunity to build on the various rhetorical and cultural literacies they bring with them, and to enter the conversation of academic research and professional writing.

Teaching writing and rhetoric at Oakland University since 2002.