Howard University Faculty


Raymond Smith

(202) 806-1539

Raymond D. Smith, Ph.D.



Raymond D. Smith holds an MBA (1981) and PhD (1988) from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park. He has won two national awards for his research and has consulted for various organizations including the Ford Motor Company, The US Small Business Administration and the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurship. His published works have dealt with such topics as strategic management of motor carriers, minority entrepreneurship and business ethics and social responsibility. He has published over 25 journal articles that range from conceptual works on ethics and market function to empirical works focusing on the strategic behavior of large groups of firms, minority entrepreneurs' management practices and ethical attitudes among religious and non-religious managers. His analytic techniques have included factor analysis, discriminant analysis, latent profile analysis and other sophisticated techniques of multivariate statistics. He currently serves as a reviewer for journals including the Journal of Management, Spirituality, and Religion. He also serves the university as a faculty coach to professors in the EMBA program, participates in the strategic planning committee and initiatives, and is the president of the HUSB chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma national honor society.  

Courses Taught

  • Strategic Management
  • Management and Organization Theory
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Decision Making
  • Organizational Leadership and Management Consulting