Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Humanities at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Anton Smith is an Assistant Professor of Humanities at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, where he teaches coursees in African American literature and first year writing. His current book projecct, In the Pursuit of Faith: Profiles in African American Literature, Religion and Spirituality, 1935-1965, examines how religiosity is negotiated, constructed, and contested through various symbolic resources including soul food, the blues, and nature.