Assistant Professor,Public Relations and Director of Communications
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University
Joshua J. Smith, M.S., is an assistant professor of public relations at the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture. He also serves as Director of Communications. Smith's current areas of instruction span PR writing, media relations, graphic design and production. Over the last decade smith has applied his knowledge and skills to communication and marketing roles with statewide nonprofit, health care and business-to-business organizations, operating in both management and leadership roles in the industry.
Smith holds both a bachelor's and master's of science in mass communication with a strategic focus in public relations. Additionally, Smith has contributed to individual and group research for academic conferences and publications in the areas of ethics, health care, and social media. Smith has an ongoing interest in the growing field of media psychology with a related passion for media literacy, technology and public relations.