Dr. Darron Smith

Author, Scholar, Lecturer

Dr. Darron T. Smith is an Instructor at the University of Memphis Department of Sociology. He is frequent political and cultural commentator & writer for Huffington Post on various issues of inequality in the form of racism, classism and other systems of U.S. based oppression. He has also contributed to various forums from Religion Dispatches and ESPN's Outside the Lines to The New York Times and Chicago Tribune op-ed sections. Dr. Smith’s research spans a wide myriad of topics on including healthcare disparities, Religious studies, Race & Sports, Transracial Adoption and the Black Family. He is the co-author of White Parents, Black Children: Experiencing Transracial Adoption as well as the co-editor of Black and Mormon. He is author of When Race, Religion & Sports Collide: Blacks Athletes at BYU and Beyond.