Devin Smart, Ph.D.
- The Atlantic World
- The Indian Ocean World
- PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017
History of capitalism, food systems, migration, urbanism, environmental history, labor, development, tourism
History 321: Colonial Africa and Independence
- ASP 420: Africana Studies Seminar (Capstone)
- History 200: Practicing History: African Environmental History
- History 180: World History since 1500
- History 179: World History to 1500
- History 209: Twentieth-Century Europe
Peer-reviewed research articles
“Provisioning the Posho: Labor Migration and Working-Class Food Systems on the Early-Colonial Kenyan Coast,” International Labor and Working-Class History, forthcoming (spring 2020).
"'Safariland": Tourism, Development and the Marketing of Kenya in the Post-Colonial World." African Studies Review. 61, no. 2 (2018): 134-157.
"Developing the Racial City: Conflict, Solidarity and Urban Traders in Late-Colonial Mombasa." Journal of Eastern African Studies. 11, no. 3 (2017): 425-441.
"Environmental Politics in Contemporary Africa." Review of The Green State in Africa, by Carl Death. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. Journal of African History. 59, no. 1 (2018): 122-124.
Review of Congotay! Congotay! A Global History of Caribbean Food, by Candice Goucher. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2014. Food and Foodways: Explorations in the History and Culture of Human Nourishment. 24, nos. 3-4 (2016): 257-259.