McDonough School of Business

Justin C. Smith

Justin Smith has 20 years of experience working in higher education in a variety of capacities. Dr. Smith provides leadership and strategic vision for student support initiatives through carefully crafted assessment strategies and an outcomes-based approach. In addition, he oversees several institutional priorities and major projects in his role including the Senior Thesis Program, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), AACSB Accreditation, Retreats and Student Formation, 5th Year Programs, and more.

Dr. Smith started his career at Georgetown in 2012 as the director of orientation, transition, and family engagement before moving to the School of Nursing & Health Studies (NHS) as an assistant dean of academic affairs. Prior to working at Georgetown, he worked at the University of Arkansas and the University at Albany, SUNY, where he also received his B.A. and M.S.Ed. Dr. Smith earned his doctorate from Drexel University in leadership and management.