Photo Portrait of Prof. Victor Smith

Prof. Victor Smith

Professor Emeritus
Academic Qualifications: 
  • MA in Modern History from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland 
  • MA in American History from the University of Western Ontario
Date joined Lakehead: 
Previous Teaching/Work: 

Between 1970 and 2013 Professor Victor Smith taught European, British, American History, and the History of Capitalism.

In 1993 he was recipient of Lakehead University's Distinguished Instructor Award.

Over the course of four decades in teaching and service, Professor Smith enjoyed teaching the department's first year history course, 'believing that History, as a Humanities discipline, has a particular opportunity and responsibility to open the minds of students to people in other times and places ...'