Joshua M. Smith
Ph.D., University of Maine, 2003
Assistant Professor of Humanities
US Merchant Marine Academy
Kings Point, New York
Joshua M. Smith grew up on Cape Cod and coastal Maine. He holds degrees from the University of St. Andrews, Maine Maritime Academy, East Carolina University, and the University of Maine. He is author of Borderland Smuggling: Patriots, Loyalists, and Illicit Trade in the Northeast, 1783-1820 (University Press of Florida), which won the John Lyman Award in American Maritime History in 2007, and Battle for the Bay: The Naval War of 1812.
Smith has another book in press, Voyages: Documents in American Maritime History, 1492-Present, a two-volume collection of documents for classroom use, which will be released in January 2009 by University Press of Florida. He is also nearing completion of another monograph, Yankee Doodle Upset: Maine and the War of 1812.