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Robert Herschel Smiley, American University dean Small Business Administration grantee, Department of Energy grantee. Board of directors Sacramento Valley Forum, since 1990, Japan-American Conference, Sacramento, since 1991; chair sponsors committee Access '91, Sacramento, 1991; Board of Governors Capitol Club. Member American Economics Association, European Association for Research, Western Economics Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, Capitol Club.

Background

Smiley, Robert Herschel was born on March 17, 1943 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, United States. Son of Eldridge Herschel and Lucile Agnes (Kolterman) Smiley.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1966; Master of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1969; Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1973.

Career

Senior aerospace engineer, Martin Marietta Company, Littleton, Colorado, 1966-1967; member technical staff, engineer, Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1967-1969; professor economics and policy, associate dean Graduate School Management, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1973-1989; dean, professor management Graduate School Management, University of California, Davis, since 1989. Economics consultant International Business Machines Corporation, General Motors, Amex, Small Business Administration, Air Transport Association, others. Member research advisory board NFIB, since 1988, policy advising committee Center for Cooperatives, Davis, since 1989, advisory board Technology Development Center, Davis, since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Sinergie, since 1984, Small Business Economics, since 1988. Member editorial board Comstock's Magazine, since 1989. Contributor articles to economics and management journals.

Membership

Board of directors Sacramento Valley Forum, since 1990, Japan-American Conference, Sacramento, since 1991. Chair sponsors committee Access '91, Sacramento, 1991. Board of Governors Capitol Club.

Member American Economics Association, European Association for Research, Western Economics Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, Capitol Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, tennis, swimming, biking.

Connections

Son of Eldridge Herschel and Lucile Agnes (Kolterman) S., m. Sandra P. Mason (divorced 1975). Children: Peter, Michael, Robin.

Married JoAnn Charlene Cannon, June 3, 1978. 1 child, Matthew.

father:
Eldridge Herschel Smiley

mother:
Lucile Agnes (Kolterman) Smiley

spouse:
Sandra P. Mason

spouse:
JoAnn Charlene Cannon

child:
Matthew Smiley

child:
Michael Smiley

child:
Peter Smiley

child:
Robin Smiley