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Lauren Smart

Lauren Smart

Professor of Practice; Faculty Adviser to smudailycampus.com

Lauren Smart is a journalist and critic. Her work has appeared in The Dallas Morning News, Arts + Culture Texas, CultureMap Dallas, Where Traveler, Cowboys & Indians, and American Theatre magazine, among others. Smart recently worked as the arts and culture editor for the Dallas Observer newspaper. She oversaw the development and implementation of Storytellers Without Borders, a Dallas Public Library initiative that transforms high school students into community journalists using 21st century library resources. The initiative is funded by the Knight Foundation in collaboration with The Dallas Morning News. Smart has published poetry in several literary journals. She holds a master’s in arts journalism from Syracuse University and bachelor’s degrees in journalism and English from Southern Methodist University.

Education

M.A. Arts Journalism, Syracuse University
B.A. English, B.A. Journalism, Southern Methodist University

Teaching

News Reporting, JOUR 2312
Arts Beat, JOUR 4387

Selected Grants and Fellowships

Critic Fellow, O’Neill Theater Center National Critics Institute
Critic Fellow, Chautauqua Institution
Critic in Residence, Shreveport Regional Arts Council

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