Sarah E.K. Smith is an Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Carleton University. She is affiliated faculty in the Bachelor of Global and International Studies program (BGInS) at Carleton University, and in the Cultural Studies Program at Queen’s University. Her research is broadly focused on contemporary art and institutions, with specific interest in the relationship between culture, economics, and globalization.

Dr. Smith’s current work addresses cultural diplomacy. She is a founding member of the North American Cultural Diplomacy Initiative (NACDI), a multi-disciplinary partnership of academics, policymakers and practitioners interested in interrogating and advancing cultural diplomacy as a tool to foster international and transcultural relations. In 2015, Smith was the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California. She has also held a Postdoctoral Fellowship with the Transnational Studies Initiative at Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta.

Contact:
Website: saraheksmith.com
Twitter: @sarah_ek_smith


RECENT PUBLICATIONS BY SARAH E.K. SMITH

Renewing Canada's Cultural Diplomacy Regime
Discussing The Importance of Cultural Diplomacy
Studying the impact and utilization of culture and arts in foreign policy and diplomacy

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