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Dr. Emily Smith

Associate Professor
Bridwell Hall


Emily N. Smith, Ed.D. is currently an associate professor in the West College of Education at Midwestern State University where she teaches special education and educational assessment courses to graduate and undergraduate students. Dr. Smith is a former public-school teacher, educational diagnostician and special education supervisor. She has spent almost 20 years working in the public and private school sector with students with disabilities as well as gifts and talents. Her research interests include various areas of special education, teacher assessment and other related topics. She is also the mother of two children. In her spare time, Dr. Smith enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Institution Degree Graduation Date
Lamar State University Doctor of Education 2013
McNeese State University Master of Education 2007
McNeese State University Bachelor of Arts 2002
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Associate Professor 01/01/2015 01/01/1900

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