Dr. Alison Smith

Adjunct Faculty of French

Address: J. C. Long 412
E-mail: smitha@cofc.edu

Dr. Alison T. Smith is retired Associate Professor (The Citadel) and former Senior Instructor at the College of Charleston. She also served as Associate Director of Women's and Gender Studies at the College of Charleston. 


Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

M.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

B.A. Wake Forest University



Women and Pilgrimage, edited by E. Moore Quinn and Alison T. Smith. CABI. Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage Series. Wallingford, UK. March, 2022. 


Book Chapters in Edited Volumes 

“Gender Studies Perspectives on Pilgrimage.” Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Pilgrimage: Historical, Current, and Future Directions, Heather Warfield, ed., Peter Lang Publishers, May 2023. 

“Con pan y vino se anda el Camino: Bread, Wine, and la Via de la Plata.” Food and the Pilgrim, Nourishment for Pilgrims and Faith-Based Tourists, Dane Munro and Daniel Olsen, eds., CABI, Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage Series, April 2023. 

“Cultivating Nonviolence: Micro-Pilgrimage as a Pathway to Peace.” Peace Journeys: A New Direction in Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage Research. Eds. Ian McIntosh, Nour Farra Haddad and Dane Munro. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK, January 2020. Print. 

“Medieval Pilgrims in Modern Times: Buñuel’s The Milky Way.” Pilgrimage in Practice: Narration, Reclamation and Healing. Eds. Ian McIntosh, Eileen Moore Quinn and Vivienne Keely. CABI Press, UK, April 2018. Print. 

“Pilgrimage Surrealist Style: Buñuel’s The Milky Way.” Pilgrim Paths: Journeys of Transformation. Eds. Mary Farrelly and Vivienne Keely. Inter-Disciplinary Press, Oxford, UK, 2015. Ebook. 


Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles 

“Pilgrimage, Place, Pedagogy: How Mapping Tools Can Enhance First Year Experience Abroad.”  International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, vol. 12, no. 1, 2018, pp. 81-90. 

“Walking Meditation: Being Present and Being Pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago.” Religions vol. 9, no. 3, 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rel9030082

“Time Warp: Cinematic Pilgrimage to Lourdes and Santiago.” International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, vol. 5, no. 2, 2017.