Alison Smith, Ph.D.Alison Smith, Ph.D.

Honors College


  • B.A., Wheaton College
  • M.Phil., University of Cambridge, England
  • M.S., University of Delaware
  • Ph.D., Brown University

Job Description

Responsible for curricular development, faculty affairs and budgetary affairs for the Honors College. Dean Smith oversees student affairs, including recruitment, admission, advising, retention, college planning, internal university relations, and alumni and donor relations.

Direct Reports

  • Director of Academic Programs, Frank Congin
  • Associate Director, Advancement, Angela Mattox
  • Coordinator I, Lauren Huffman
  • Coordinator I, Brittany Thomas
  • Coordinator II, Theresa Yogi
  • Coordinator II, Ólöf Thórdardóttir
  • Coordinator II, Erin Ahrens
  • Advisor II, Stacey Spearman
  • Advisor II, Kaylene Trimmer
  • Honors Thesis Advisor and Special Assistant, Lori Michael
  • Marketing Coordinator, Stephanie Moskal

Contact, 330-672-3709

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