Martin P. Smith
Dean Academic Affairs -- Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Martin Smith serves as the dean of academic affairs of Trinity College of Arts & Sciences. He is responsible for the administrative and financial management of the college; the curricular and instructional programs, including the Academic Deans, the Thompson Writing Program, the Office of Continuing Studies, the Office of Undergraduate Research Support, and the Office of Assessment for Trinity College.
Smith, an assistant professor of the practice of Education, also serves as director of the Secondary Teacher Preparation Program, where he has full administrative oversight, routinely builds relationships with teachers and staff in the Durham community and engages in mentorship of students and educators alike.
He holds bachelor and master’s degrees from University of California, Berkeley and earned a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies in Education at the University of Texas at Austin.