David G. Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor College of Leadership and Ethics
Capt., U.S. Navy, Retired
David G. Smith Photo

Biography

David Smith, Ph.D., is co-author of the coming book, “Good Guys: How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace.” A former Navy pilot, he led diverse organizations culminating in command of a squadron in combat and flew more than 3,000 hours including combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. As a sociologist trained in military sociology and social psychology, he focuses his research in gender, work and family issues including gender bias, dual career families, military families, military women and retention of women. He is co-author of “Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women” and numerous journal articles and book chapters that focus on gender and the workplace.

Education

Ph.D., University of Maryland, Sociology

M.S., University of San Diego, Global Leadership

B.S., US Naval Academy, Oceanography

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