James B. Smith

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Ph.D. Public Policy and Administration

For twenty-nine years, Dr. James B. Smith has demonstrated progressive, successful leadership and program development of non-profit organizations and private-public partnerships. He holds a bachelor’s degree in social sciences, a master’s in public administration, and a doctorate in public policy and administration.


PhD, Walden University

MPA, University of Baltimore

BS, Coppin State University

Public Service

EQHR Center for Human Relations, Chair -

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Member -


Smith, J. (2021). Role of spiritual intelligence in public policy in the African American Pentecostal church. Journal of Pentecostal Theology


Smith, J. (2022). Spiritual Intelligence and Community Engagement.

Smith, J., Hacker, A. (2023). Dynamic Followership: Cultivating Capacity.

Smith, J. (2023). Civic Engagement and Spiritual Intelligence.