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Hayden Smith

Adjunct Professor

Address: Maybank Hall 315
Office Hours: MWF 11-11:50 or by appointment
Phone: 843.953.3045
E-mail: Smithhr1@cofc.edu


Hayden Smith comes to the college from the University of Georgia where he earned his Ph.D. in History in 2012. His dissertation is entitled "Rich Swamps and Rice Grounds: The Specialization of Inland Rice Culture in the South Carolina Lowcountry, 1670-1861".


Education

Ph.D. University of Georgia, 2012

M.A. College of Charleston, 2002

B.A. Furman University, 1995


Research Interests

Environmental, Colonial and Antebellum U.S., Atlantic World, Technology and Culture.

Courses Taught

World History

Publications

“Reserving Water: Environmental and Technological Relationships with Colonial South Carolina Rice Plantations,” in Rice: Global Networks and New Histories, eds. Francesca Bray, Peter Coclanis, Edda Fields- Black, Dagmar Schafer (Cambridge University Press, in press)
In Land of Cypress and Pine: An Environmental History of the Santee Experimental Forest, 1683-1937, General Technical Report SRS-155 (Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station, 2012)

Review of African American Life in the Georgia Lowcountry: The Atlantic World and the Gullah Geechee, edited by Philip Morgan. The South Carolina Historical Magazine 112 (July-October 2011): 182-4.