bruce.smith@sevenoaksclassical.org

Dr. Bruce Smith

History & Geography

2016-2017 Classes

8th Grade History
7th Grade History
6th Grade History

2017-2018 Classes

9th Grade Ancient History
8th Grade History
7th Grade History
6th Grade History


Education

PhD, History, University of Notre Dame
MA, History, University of Notre Dame
BA, History, Indiana University

Background

Dr. Smith has fourteen years of teaching experience in secondary education, college, and continuing education. He is the author of the book, The War Come to Plum Street (Indiana University Press, 2005). He has active interests in American social and economic history 1860-present, Modern European history, oral history, historic architecture, agriculture, geology, horticulture, market gardening, orchards, woodworking, wood carving, and writing.

Why I Teach History

"I want all my students to enjoy building historical knowledge and to benefit from the perspective that it offers. They have heard me say many times that the world has not always been the way we know it today."

Clubs

Horticulture and Gardening Club (beginning Fall 2017)