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Lisa Smith

Adjunct Instructor of English

Lisa Smith has been a member of the faculty since 1992. She is an Adjunct Instructor of English. Smith teaches Composition and Literature and Advanced Composition regularly as well as many other lower division courses including: Contemporary Fiction, The Short Story, World Fiction, Growing-up Fiction, Drama and Poetry. She also teaches courses especially designed for future educators: Composition and Literature, Advanced Composition and Children's Literature. Smith has also taught at several community colleges in San Diego.


B.A. University of San Diego, English
M.A. University of San Diego, English

Teaching Interests

Smith has a particular interest in contemporary fiction, literature for children and adolescents, the bildungsroman and weird and uncanny fiction.