Featured Faculty Friday – Doug Smith

Doug SmithJanuary 18th, 2013

Dr. Doug Smith

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Getting to know you…

What is your favorite sandwich?

BLT – Brick House

What is your family like?

Like me: fun and great to be around.

What is your favorite hobby?

Golf

What is your favorite joke?

What do you call a boomerang that does not come back? A stick.

Do you still have your tonsils?

No

Would you bungee jump?

If you would go with me

What is your favorite cereal?

Cheerios

Do you untie your shoes when you take them off?

Nope, no need

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?

Bright red

Mountain hideaway or beach house?

Mountains always

what is your favorite sport or television show to watch?

The Big Bang Theory

Do you have a special talent?

It must be hidden!

Where were you born?

Pratt, KS

What is one thing you wish everybody knew about you?

That I am tight with God

Getting to know your program…

What is your academic area?

Criminal Justice

What is your favorite course to teach?

I like them all.

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

Student growth

What is the worst part of your job?

Not being able to motivate all students to a higher level

If you could describe your teaching style in one word, what would it be?

Engaging

What three things would you want all students to know or do?

Know themselves better, be the best “them” they can be, and be as successful in life as they can be.

What makes your academic area important?

Protection and safety of all folks

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