Rutgers GSE CMSI

Henry Smart, III

 Henry Smart, III is a military veteran with over 15 years of service in the U.S. Marine Corps and the National Guard; this work involved the review of the line of duty and death investigations and claims against the government. 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 M.S. in Social Administration from Columbia University and a B.S. 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. This work involved case management for senior citizens and preventive foster care for juveniles and adolescents. In May 2018, he completed his Ph.D. in Public Administration and Public Affairs at Virginia Tech. He currently holds a tenure-track position at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in the Department of Public Management. At John Jay College, Henry teaches undergraduate courses in the Criminal Justice Management program and graduate courses in the MPA 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 agreement and the intersection of presidential pork and disaster preparedness.