Mark Smith

Mark Smith

Emeritus Curators' Distinguished Professor, History


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Dr. Smith teaches a variety of courses in medieval history as well as the history of science from antiquity to the late Enlightenment. Broadly speaking, his interests lie in the field of intellectual history from the pre-Socratics to the Enlightenment, his scholarly focus being on the evolution of pre-Newtonian theories of visual perception. Since 2016, he regularly teaches sections of the Honors Humanities Sequence.