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Henry Smith, EdD

Assistant Professor

O: (410) 516-9774

Henry M. Smith is an assistant professor of education in the areas of leadership and policy at the Johns Hopkins School of Education, where he previously served both as Associate Dean for Development/Alumni Affairs and also as Executive Director for Partnerships in Educational Transformation. He is a former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education; former three term Councilman and Mayor of Dover, N.H.; former New Hampshire State Director for Public Transit and developer of New Hampshire’s COAST transit system; instructor in community colleges and education policy at the George Washington University; founding Director of Corporate Relations at Tufts University; former Assistant to the President at the National Labor College; and consultant to educational organizations and companies, universities and community colleges.

EDUCATION

 

Ed.D., Higher Education Leadership, The George Washington University, 1999

MPA, The Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1980

BA, Boston University, Political Science, 1972

COURSES TAUGHT

Leadership in Educational Organizations
Entrepreneurship in Education
Power, Policy and Politics in Education
Disciplinary Approaches to Education
Building Strategic Partnerships
Politics and Education (TFA)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Smith, H.  (2019, Summer). 1968, Educational Entrepreneurs and Critical Theory: Why Not the Best? Presentation to the West East Institute International Academic Conference at Harvard Club.

Smith, H. (2018, June). Opening lines of communication: Bringing tech purchasers and providers together. School Business Affairs,  22-23. Retrieved from https://asbointl.org/publications-resources/school-business-affairs

Smith, H & Humberstone, E. Restructuring for the 21st century: A social entrepreneur in higher education. Educause Review. 2018. https://er.educause.edu/articles/2018/2/restructuring-for-the-21st-century-a-social-entrepreneur-in-higher-education.

Smith, H. (2016).Government against itself: Public union power and its consequences by Daniel DiSalvo, Journal of School Choice 10(1) 132–133. DOI: 10.1080/15582159.2015.1134155

Smith, H.; Borkoski, C.; and McCord Kobett. (2016, May 18). Up in the air on faculty evaluation. Learning Solutions Magazine. Retrieved from http://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/1960/up-in-the-air-on-faculty-evaluation

Smith, H. & Humberstone, E. (2015, May) Partnerships for education transformation. School Business Affairs, 12-14.