Dr. Chad Smith

DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • Doctorate of Science (May 2007) - Major: Information Systems & Communications, Robert Morris University, Moon Township, PA
  • Master of Business Administration (2003) – Major: Business Administration, Tiffin University, Tiffin, OH

PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT

  • Introduction To Business
  • Quality Management (Undergrad and MBA)
  • Administrative Decision Making (Capstone)
  • New Venture Creation Lab
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership Seminar
  • Management of Business Information
  • Management Theory and Practice

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Benefits of International Study Programs
  • Financial Literacy and Education
  • Protection of Intellectual Properties and Proprietary Information
  • Live Case Analysis

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

  • "Towards an Understanding of the Legitimation of Counterfeit Goods: A Closer Look at the Role of Normative Susceptibility," Atlantic Marketing Association Conference, Proceeding, September 2014, with Heather Kirkwood-Mazik
  • "The Role of Trans-Generational Financial Knowledge and Self-Reported Financial Literacy on Borrowing Practices and Debt Accumulation of College Students," Journal of Personal Finance. Fall 2014, with Gustavo Barboza
  • Challenges Facing Rural Human Services Agencies: A Survey," Journal of National Human Services. August, 2013, With Mark Kilwein
  • Smith, C.D. Article Review "Leadership Lessons of the White House Fellows by Charles P. Garcia." The Business Journal of Hispanic Research. Published Volume 5, Issue 1, August, 2011
  • Live Case Analysis: Pedagogical Problems and Prospects in Business Education: American Journal of Business Education (AJBE): Published, January 2010, with Kevin Roth.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Faculty of the Year 2014-2015
  • Faculty Research Recognition Award for 2013-2014
  • College of Business Administration and Information Sciences Faculty Research Grant 2013
  • Balanced Man Steward for Sigma Phi Epsilon 2010- Present
  • Advisor for Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • International Business Seminar Leader
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, The National Society of Leadership and Success, Clarion University Chapter 2009

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM)
  • International Academy of Management and Business (IAMB)
  • Academy of Management
  • Eastern Academy of Management
  • IFR Pilot; AOPA (Aircraft Owner and Pilot Association)
Last Updated 12/7/18