Danielle Taana Smith
PhD, Sociology (University of South Carolina, Columbia)
MBA, Business Administration (Saint Martin’s College)
AB, Russian Studies, (Dartmouth College)
Research and Teaching Interests
Gender studies; population displacement and migration; post-conflict reconciliation and reconstruction; global health/development; Africa and its diaspora; the United States
2009 Linke, Uli and Danielle T. Smith. (editors). Cultures of fear: A critical reader. Pluto Press, London.
2020 McKnight, L., Ramnarine-Rieks, A., Smith, D., Rayi, P., Mathe, E. and Karume, K. Cognitive cloud to edge systems for remote real time monitoring: CO2 sensing at Mount Nyiragongo Volcano, employing the Internet Backpack. CogSIMA IEEE Conference Proceedings, August 2020.
2019 McKnight, L. Smith, D., Salas-Castro, A. and Belli, L. Sustainable development by Internet Backpack in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia and Costa Rica. Proceedings of the IEEE.
2017 Smith, Danielle. Diaspora, citizenship and post-conflict economic reconstruction: Examining the dual citizenship debate in Liberia. Liberian Studies Journal, 38(2): 93-126.
2015 Jappah, Vincent and Danielle T. Smith. Global governmentality: Biosecurity in the era of infectious diseases. Global Public Health, 10(10): 1139-1156 (lead article).
2013 Jappah, Vincent and Danielle T. Smith. Transitional justice: Prioritizing truth commissions or international tribunals to ensure healing and reconciliation. Journal of International and Global Studies. 5(1): 1-15.
2012 Jappah, Vincent and Danielle T. Smith. ‘State sponsored famine’: Conceptualizing politically induced famine as a crime against humanity. Journal of International and Global Studies, 4(1): 17-31 (lead article).
Selected Op-Ed Essays
2021 Smith, Danielle T. Images of the Capitol riot reflect a national crisis. History News Network, Columbian College of Arts & Sciences, The George Washington University. https://historynewsnetwork.org/article/178704, January 2021.
2020 Smith, Danielle T. One that is down fears no fall. The Hill, https://thehill.com/opinion/civil-rights/531964-one-that-is-down-fears-no-fall, December 2020.
2020 Smith, Danielle T. The metaphysics of American urban violence. LA Progressive https://www.laprogressive.com/american-urban-violence, November 2020.
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, October 2020.
2020 Smith, Danielle T. The coming election and the political state of fugue. Reprint: LA Progressive, https://www.laprogressive.com/political-state-of-fugue/, October 2020.
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. September 15, 2020. (Blog) 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. August 18, 2020. We must acknowledge racial prejudice in the classroom. The Daily Orange (Syracuse University student news organization), Syracuse, NY.
2020 Smith, Danielle T. July 29, 2020. Claiming Black on Black violence blames the victime. The Post Standard. https://www.syracuse.com/opinion/2020/07/claiming-black-on-black-violence-blames-the-victim-commentary.html
2020 Smith, Danielle T. June 25, 2020. 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
2019 Smith, Danielle T. December 12, 2019. #NotAgainSU: Universities can teach and lead on important societal issues. The Post Standard. https://www.syracuse.com/opinion/2019/12/notagainsu-universities-can-teach-and-lead-on-important-societal-issues-commentary.html
2019 Smith, Danielle T. December 2, 2019. For sustainable change, all campus stakeholders must be involved. The Daily Orange (Syracuse University student news organization), Syracuse, NY. http://dailyorange.com/2019/12/sustainable-change-campus-stakeholders-must-involved/