Henry Smart, Assistant Professor
Phone number: 212-393-6865
Room number and address: 533.45 (HH)
Henry Smart is an assistant professor in the Department of Public Management. He is a military veteran with over 15 years of service in the U.S. Marine Corps and the National Guard. Throughout his professional career, he has acquired additional knowledge and experience in contract management, nonprofit management, public policy, and social and public administration. He holds his Master of Science in Social Administration from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Morgan State University. After completing his studies at Columbia, he provided program management at various non-profit organizations in the New York City metropolitan area. In May of 2018, he completed his Ph.D. in Public Administration and Public Affairs at Virginia Tech. At John Jay College, Henry teaches undergraduate courses in the Criminal Justice Management program and graduate courses in the Master of Public Administration program. His teaching portfolio covers topics related to the policy process, policy analysis, the evaluation of criminal justice programs, and the foundations of public administration. His current research examines colorism’s influence on administrative decisions, narratives related to state and local policy agreements, and the intersection of presidential pork and disaster preparedness.