About: Ms. Smith teaches Graphic Communication, Advanced Graphic Communication and Public Relations Communication. She is the faculty adviser to Creative Consultants, the student-run PR agency.
M.A., Journalism, University of Georgia
A.B., Psychology, University of Georgia
Research Interests and Activities
Ms. Smith is interested in graphic design practice and history. She is also interested in creativity, cartooning, editorial illustration and storytelling. Ms. Smith edited a book titled “The Lines are Drawn: Political Cartoons of the Civil War”.
Ms. Smith teaches Graphic Communication, Advanced Graphic Communication and Public Relations Communication.
Ms. Smith has conducted ethnographic research in media education. She has worked in publishing. She has worked in printing and as a graphic designer. She has experience in event management and publicity. She has worked as a public relations coordinator for three units at the University of Georgia. In addition to writing feature stories, press releases and speeches in her professional life, she published book reviews in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Her cartoons have appeared in The Funny Times, The American Enterprise, On the Issues, Reader’s Digest, Z Magazine, Georgia Magazine, Flagpole Magazine and in the textbook, Rereading America: Cultural Contexts for Critical Thinking and Writing.
Ms. Smith is the faculty adviser to Creative Consultants, the student-run p.r. agency affiliated with the Drewry Chapter of PRSSA at the University of Georgia.