Shelley Hawthorne Smith

Associate Director of the Graduate Center Office of Fellowships
Associate Director of the Graduate Writing Lab
Assistant Professor, Graduate College
Portrait of Shelley Hawthorne Smith

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Dr. Shelley Hawthorne Smith is an Assistant Professor of Practice who serves as the Associate Director of the Graduate Writing Lab and Graduate Center Office of Fellowships. Committed to supporting graduate students’ development as writers, she created and runs the Fellowship Application Development Programs for students applying for graduate level funding. She also supports graduate writers in Writing Efficiency Sessions and other programs. Dr. Hawthorne Smith earned an MFA in Creative Writing and a PhD in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English at the University of Arizona. She has taught community college courses and served as a volunteer in Peace Corps South Africa. When not at work, she enjoys riding bikes and playing games with her family, but she is also continually on the hunt for a quiet corner where she can eat dark chocolate or read a novel.