Academic and Professional Interests:
Enhancing the ability to create profitable business relationships through consistently striving to better match corporate assets and value creation capabilities with customer requirements.
Professional Honors and Achievements:
Dr. Smith has received the University's Excellence in Teaching Award and the South Central Bell Outstanding Faculty Member Award (twice). His work leading an effort to increase attendance at University Athletic events won him the Distinguished Marketing Award from the Hattiesburg Chapter of Sales and Marketing Executives, International. He has published articles in Industrial Marketing Management, the International Journal of Purchasing and Materials Management, and Economic Development Review.