University of Vermont

Center for Cultural Pluralism

Sherwood Smith, Director

  • Ed.D. Ball State University, 1996
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Office Room 203, Allen House
Phone: (802) 656-8833

Office Hours: by appointment

Sherwood Smith was raised on the East Coast of the US . He moved West for six years, which included a B.S. in Zoology from Washington State University. His love for travel has taken him to work in Antarctica, Peace Corps in Tanzania, and Kenya as an Academic Director for the School for International Training program. Working with students has been a large part of his life with experience in student affairs administration at Washington State University, Cornell University and Penn State University as the Assistant Director for Residence Life.

Sherwood came to the University of Vermont in 1995 on a Doctoral Fellowship. Since then he has served as the Assistant Director of the ALANA Student Center, director of the Race and Culture Course and currently has appointments as Lecturer and Director of the Center for Cultural Pluralism. His work involved professional development training for faculty and staff, conducting research and teaching graduate courses in Educational Foundations and undergraduate courses in Human Development. Most recently he co-edited a two part series titled: Our Stories: the Experience of Black Professionals on Predominantly White Campuses. He enjoys cooking, bicycling, fencing and is an amateur herpetologist.

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