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- M.F.A., Digital Arts, Bowling Green State University
Fly fishing, motorcycling, running, hunting, cooking.
Christie Smith has taught Composition, Literature, and Humanities at CMC since 2009.
Her BA in English is from Tufts University in Medford, Mass; her MA and Ph.D. in American Studies are from University of Denver. The focus of her academic study is western American Literature, with a Master’s thesis on Nebraska writer Willa Cather, and her Ph.D. dissertation and subsequent book on turn-of-the-20th-century western writer and illustrator Mary Hallock Foote.
Christie enjoys demonstrating to students—in Humanities and Lit classes, as well as Composition classes—that the great ideas in history and culture have importance now, as newer generations take knowledge and values from the past and make the world anew according to their own concerns and needs.
Christie lives in Carbondale and enjoys biking, hiking, camping, traveling as much as possible, and dinner parties.See video, Christine Smith Teaching Curriculum Vitae - Christine Hill Smith (pdf) Upwardly Mobile: Teaching “The Enchanted Bluff ” to Contemporary Students (pdf) by Christine Hill Smith Social Class in the Writings of Mary Hallock Foote by Christine Hill Smith
All things musical, beekeeping and mycoremediation, and Western American Literature.
Lora came to CMC in 2017 after teaching composition and Western American Literature in Rock Springs, Wyoming for 7 years.
Lora has also taught at Aims Community College, the University of Northern Colorado, Dayspring Christian Academy, Barclay College, the Weld County School system, and is a certified Suzuki music instructor.
She has studied and taught in a number of places including Canada, Greece, England, Moldova and Morocco.