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Seton Hall University

Katie Smith, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Education Leadership Management and Policy

Katie Smith is an assistant professor of higher education in the Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy. Prior to joining Seton Hall, Dr. Smith worked in a variety of student affairs functional areas, including in career services at Elon University and at Duke University. Dr. Smith's research focuses primarily on college student experiences and career development, especially the financial, social, and environmental influences on students' career exploration, opportunities, and post-graduate outcomes. Dr. Smith's work has been published in a number of academic journals, including Educational Researcher, The Journal of College Student Development, Social Sciences, The Community College Journal of Research & Practice, and practitioner outlets such as New Directions for Institutional Research.