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Dr. J. Goosby Smith

Dr. Smith is an Associate Professor of Leadership, Associate Professor of Management, and Assistant Provost for Diversity & Inclusion at The Citadel. She is also the Director of The Citadel's Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Center.

Smith holds a Ph.D. and M.B.A. in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University and a B.S. in Computer Science from Spelman College. She is co-author of the book Beyond Inclusion (2014, Palgrave Macmillan) and several academic journal articles.

Within the Academy of Management, she has served as a past chair of Management Spirituality and Religion (MSR), Newsletter Editor of Gender and Diversity in Organizations (GDO), and current Communications Chair of the the Diversity and Inclusion Theme Committee's (D&ITC) Executive Committee. She is a mentor and facilitator for The PhD Project's Management Doctoral Student Association.

Smith is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., American Mensa, and Greater St. Luke AME Church. She has also served the United Way, National Alumnae Association of Spelman College and the United Negro College Fund's Inter-Alumni Council of Los Angeles. Smith is a nationally known organizational consultant, author, and speaker regarding workplace inclusion in corporate, not-for-profit, educational and military work spaces.

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Contact Information:
Telephone: 843-953-5165
Office: Bond Hall, Room 364


Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
M.B.A., Case Western Reserve University
B.S., Spelman College

Research Interests:

  • Workplace Diversity and Inclusion
  • Diversity and Inclusion in the Military
  • Classroom Inclusion
  • Workplace Religion and Spirituality
  • Leadership Rhetoric

Dr. Smith's Vita

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