Worcester State University
History & Political Science Department


Robert W. Smith

Contact Information

Office: Sullivan 327 M
Phone: (508) 929-8631
Email: rsmith1@worcester.edu


PhD, College of William and Mary (1997)
MA, College of William and Mary (1991)
BA, Syracuse University (1989)

Areas of Specialization

My specialties are the history of American foreign relations and the age of the American Revolution and early republic. Before Worcester State, I taught at several institutions in Virginia and Massachusetts, including the College of William and Mary, Hampton University, Curry College, Salem State College, Bridgewater State College and the University of Massachusetts-Boston.


I am the author of Keeping the Republic: Ideology and Early American Diplomacy (Northern Illinois University Press, 2004), as well as several book reviews and encyclopedia entries.

Dr. Smith's CV here [pdf].


HI 111, 112 and 113 US History I, II and III
HI/PO 211 and 212 History of US Foreign Relations I and II
HI 356 The History of the Cold War
HI 366 The American Revolution
HI 303 Colonial American History
HI/PO 490 US Foreign Relations Since the Cold War

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