PhD, Education, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
MSW, Social Work, Marywood University, Scranton, Pa. 
BA, Sociology, Thiel College, Greenville, Pa. 


  • Macro social work
  • Cultural competency
  • Cultural humility
  • Social justice
  • Leadership theories and practice
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion


  • Smith, E.B., “Diversifying the Role Course Content Plays,” Journal of Entrepreneurship, 2019
  • Smith, E.B., “Considerations for Incorporating Spirituality and Religion with clients who desire an integrated Treatment Approach,” Culture and Religion Journal, 2019
  • Smith, E.B., “The Challenge of Cultural Competency in a Multicultural Society,” International Diversity Journal, 2018
  • Smith, E.B., “How Social Media can support a Campus Community through the Grieving Process,” Conflict Resolution Journal, 2018
  • Smith, E.B., “Cross-Racial and Cross-Cultural Adaptations of Interventions in Social Work Practice with Children, Youth and Families,” International Diversity Journal, 2017
  • Smith, E.B., “Relativism in Increasing Cultural Diversity Philosophy,” Culture and Religion Journal, 2017
  • Smith, E.B., “Reconstructing Race in Florida’s Supplier Diversity Initiative,” Journal of Entrepreneurship, 2016

Awards & Recognition

  • Editorial Peer Review, School Leadership and Management Journal, 2015-2017
  • Board member, Center for Critical Thinking Board, Naples, Fla., 2014-2015
  • Franklin Publishing Award for Excellence in Research, 2013-2014

Professional Memberships

  • President’s Council on Equity, Inclusion and Community, Carlow University
  • National Association of Black Social Workers, Washington, D.C.
  • The Pennsylvania Association of Social Work Education

“The more authentic we are within ourselves, the more authentic we can be with those we love. Question. Engage. Succeed.” — Earl Bradford Smith

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