Dr. Smith has been teaching in higher education since 1994, and has to date over 25 peer reviewed publications, proceedings and national conference presentations. He served as Interim Dean of the Rinker School of Business from January 2009 to June 2010.
His areas of research include export performance and development, innovation and sustainability, and strategic management.
Dr. Smith, also a former management consultant, has worked with the Department of Commerce, Small Business Administration, Foreign Agricultural Service, Export Development Corporation, and numerous economic trade and development groups on projects leading to the expansion of both U.S. and Canadian international marketing efforts.
His consulting experience includes work with several Fortune 500 firms seeking international market expansion, export capital acquisition, and enhanced global operations and logistics.