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Laura Ackerman Smoller

educator , historian

Laura Ackerman Smoller, American historian, educator. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Smoller, Laura Ackerman was born on May 8, 1960 in Little Rock. Daughter of George Link and Peggy Jane (Thomasson) Ackerman.

Education

AB, Dartmouth College, 1981. AM, Harvard University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1991.

Career

Lecturer history Stanford (California) University, 1991-1994, acting assistant professor history, 1994-1997. Assistant professor history University Arkansas, Little Rock, since 1997.

Works

  • Author: History, Prophecy, and the Stars: The Christian Astrology of Pierre d'Ailly, 1350-1420, 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Bruce Robert Smoller. Children: Jason, Gabriel.

father:
George Link Ackerman

mother:
Peggy Jane (Thomasson) Ackerman

spouse:
Bruce Robert Smoller

children:
Jason Smoller

Gabriel Smoller