The Office of the Provost and Dean of the Faculty is the chief academic office of Smith College, ensuring a broad array of outstanding teaching, learning and research experiences for students and faculty. Our team directs and integrates the college’s varied academic efforts to create a thriving community and supports faculty across the arc of their professional lives—through curricular innovation, compensation, professional development and external grants. We’re committed to aligning academic resources with the college’s curricular mission and making Smith a great place to learn and work.
Susannah Howe, 2023–24 ELATES Fellowship
Mike Kinsinger, Design of a Polymer Injection System, Instrumentation Laboratory Company d.b.a. Werfen
Kate Soper, Classical Commissioning Grant from Chamber Music America
Kate Soper, 2023–24 Rome Prize Winner, Fredric A. Juilliard/Walter Dambrosch Rome Prize
Patricia Cahn, Candice Price, and Julianna Tymoczko, 2023 Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department, American Mathematical Society
Lesley-Ann Giddings, CAREER: Characterization and Evolution of N-hydroxylase Biocatalysts: Solutions to Catalysis and Remediating Metal Pollution, National Science Foundation
Christen Mucher, New Directions Fellowship, Mellon Foundation
Sharon Owino, GPR37, an underappreciated regulator of the Wnt pathway: relevance to enhancing regeneration following stroke, American Heart Association
John Brady and Sarah Mazza, A Workshop to Share, Explore, Develop, and Evaluate Online Petrology Teaching Resources and Strategies in Varied and Evolving Geoscience Education Settings, National Science Foundation
Steve Williams, Nasal-Throat Swab Testing for LF Using a Portable Real-Time PCR System, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Steve Waksman, Recently published book, Live Music in America, named a finalist by the Association of American Publishers for the best book on Music and the Performing Arts, as part of 2023 Prose Awards.