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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Danielle Taana Smith

Danielle Smith portrait

Professor, African American Studies

Director of the Renée Crown University Honors Program

African American Studies

306 Bowne Hall

dsmith33@syr.edu


Research and Teaching Interests

Gender studies; population displacement and migration; post-conflict reconciliation and reconstruction; global health and development; Africa and its diaspora; the United States

Selected Publications

2020. Smith, Danielle T. The coming election and the political state of fugue. History News Network. Columbian College of Arts & Sciences, The George Washington University. https://historynewsnetwork.org/article/177684.

2020. Smith, Danielle T. The coming election and the political state of fugue. Reprint: LA Progressive, https://www.laprogressive.com/political-state-of-fugue/.

2020. Smith, Danielle T. Black Lives Matter is a continuum of black protest over centuries. Truthout, https://truthout.org/articles/black-lives-matter-is-a-continuum-of-black-protest-over-centuries/.

2020. Smith, Danielle T. UN Human Rights Chief calls for ‘Urgent and profound action to combat systemic racism’ in US. Syracuse University News. https://news.syr.edu/blog/2020/09/15/un-human-rights-chief-calls-for-urgent-and-profound-action-to-combat-systemic-racism-in-us/

2020. Smith, Danielle T. We must acknowledge racial prejudice in the classroom. The Daily Orange (Syracuse University student news organization), Syracuse, NY.

http://dailyorange.com/2020/08/professor-must-acknowledge-racial-prejudice-classroom/

2020. Smith, Danielle T. The audacious sophistry: Claims of intrinsic black deviance. The Post Standard. https://www.syracuse.com/opinion/2020/06/racism-and-the-fallacy-of-a-few-bad-apples-commentary.html

2020. Smith, Danielle T. Racism and the fallacy of a few bad apples. The Post Standard. https://www.syracuse.com/opinion/2020/06/racism-and-the-fallacy-of-a-few-bad-apples-commentary.html