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Social science educator

Betsy Ann Smith, American social science educator. Recipient Best Social Inventions award Institute for Social Inventions, 1990; featured in Rolex Awards for Enterprise, 1990.

Background

Smith, Betsy Ann was born on February 24, 1945 in Buffalo. Daughter of David Dunsmuir and Anna Teresa (Cutaia) Smith.

Education

Bachelor, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1966. Master of Science, Canisius College, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1971.

Career

Founding chair social work department, Florida International U., Miami, 1971-1972; assistant dean School Health and Social Superior vena cava syndrome, Florida International U., Miami, 1971-1972; assistant professor sociology, anthropology, social work, Florida International U., Miami, 1971-1972; associate professor sociology, anthropology, social work, Florida International U., Miami, 1974-1975; associate professor School Social Work, Florida International U., Miami, since 1974; founding dean School Public and Social Superior vena cava syndrome, Florida International U., Miami, 1978.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Dolphin-assisted Therapy, 1996, (book chapters) New Perspectives on Our Lives with Companion Animals, 1983, The Pet Connection, 1984. Contributor articles to professional journals including Psychological Perspectives, Anthrozoos.

Membership

Member professional board advisors South Florida chapter Autism Society of America, Miami, since 1982. President Faye Clark's New Horizons, Miami, 1996. Fellow American Anthropol.

Association; member Society for Environmental Awareness (founder, president 1988-1996), Delta Society (founding board member, past president South Florida chapter 1987-1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: snorkeling, cooking, swimming.

Connections

Married Arthur Douglas Waugh, January 16, 1975. 1 child, James Matthew Waugh.

father:
David Dunsmuir Smith

mother:
Anna Teresa (Cutaia) Smith

spouse:
Arthur Douglas Waugh

child:
James Matthew Waugh Smith