Campus: Wilfrid Laurier
Office: DAWB 2-118

BA (History and English) York University
PhD Harvard University

Academic Interests

David Smith teaches courses on early modern (1500-1800) Britain and the Atlantic world. Focusing on political and cultural developments, these courses survey the development of Anglo-Canadian political traditions, the Atlantic economy and exploration during the Age of European Discovery.

Recently published in the Journal of Legal History and Law and History Review, David Smith is completing a book on seventeenth-century legal history.