Robert Smith

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Political Science Department

Director; Masters of Public Administration Program, 230E Brackett Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634 (Summer 2003 - present). Responsible for: all aspects of program administration and oversight including curriculum design, course offerings, academic scheduling, recruitment, student advisement and retention, budgeting, hiring, facility logistics, and contract administration.

Assistant Professor; Department of Political Science and Master of Public Administration Program 230E Brackett Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634 (Summer 1999-present). Courses Taught: Administrative Leadership, Public Financial Management, Performance Measurement in Public Administration, Introduction to American Politics, Honors Introduction to American Politics, General Public Administration, Public Policy Processes, Presidential Leadership, South Carolina Student Legislature, and Organization Theory and Public Management -- Ph.D. Seminar.

Senior Budget Examiner; New York State Executive Department, Division of the Budget; Albany, NY 12224 (July 1987 - August 1999). Serve as the Federal Single Audit Liaison for New York State government; responsible for management and monitoring of the annual Federal Single Audit of $22 billion in Federal financial assistance to New York State. Responsible for implementing the New York State Governmental Accountability, Audit and Internal Control Act of 1987/1993; including establishing, monitoring and offering training in internal controls for 30 State agencies and public authorities. Executive budget preparation for programs in the Department of Transportation -budgetary and oversight responsibility for $70 million in Administration and Office of Public Transportation Programs. Responsible for all phases of executive budget process: recommendations, analysis, projections, personnel transactions, program oversight, preparation of appropriation language and drafting bill memoranda.

Adjunct Professor; Marist College, Graduate Program in Public Administration, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. (Fall 1998). Public Budgeting


The Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, State University of New York at Albany: Albany, NY 12222 Ph.D. in Public Administration, 1998.

The Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, State University of New York at Albany: Albany, NY 12222 Master of Public Administration, 1984.

The College of Saint Rose: Albany, NY 12203 Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, 1980 History/Political Science (minor concentration in Economics).