Associate Professor of Social Work
511a Varner Hall
(248) 370-4654

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Sexual health, health disparities, international social work


Selected Publications

Lyons, H. & Smith, S. J. (2014). Religiosity and the transition to nonmarital paritySexuality Research and Social Policy, 11(2), 163-175.

Smith, S. J. (in press). Risky sexual behavior among young adult Latinas – Are acculturation and religiosity protective? Journal of Sex Research.

Connally, Dalton, Rose Wedemeyer, and Scott J. Smith. "Cultural practice considerations: The coming out process for Mexican Americans along the rural U.S.-Mexico border". Contemporary Rural Social Work, 5: 42-60, 2013.

Marsiglia, Flavio F., Bertram L. Jacobs, Tanya Nieri, Scott J. Smith, Damien Salamone, and Jaime Booth, "Effects of an undergraduate HIV/AIDS course on students' HIV risks."  Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services,12(2): 172-189, 2013.

Marsiglia, Flavio F. and Scott J. Smith, "An Exploration of Ethnicity in Race in the Etiology of Substance Use: A Health Disparities Approach," in L.M. Scheier, ed., Handbook of Drug Use Etiology, Washington DC: American Psychological Association, 2009.

Courses Taught

SW 310 Human Behavior and Social Environment I
SW 311 Human Behavior and Social Environment II
SW 430 Social Work Internship I
SW 431 Social Work Seminar I
SW 432 Social Work Internship II
SW 433 Social Work Seminar II