Dr. Michael D. Smith

NEPA Graduate Certificate Program

Adjunct Instructor

Michael D. Smith

Contact Information

Office Location: 5215 Old Main Hill Logan, UT 84322-5215
Phone: (435) 797-0922
Email: nepa@usu.edu


Michael provides NEPA training through the Shipley Group, Utah State University’s NEPA Certificate Program, and the University of California Extension Program. He is a past recipient of a Science & Technology Policy Fellowship with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters Office of Water and Office of Federal Activities in Washington, D.C. From 1998 to 2007, Michael was an Associate Professor of Environmental and Natural Resources Sciences at Humboldt State University, where he taught courses and conducted research in environmental impact assessment, environmental planning, land use planning, and community development. He holds a Ph.D. in Environmental and Natural Resources Sociology from Utah State University, a M.A. in Geography from the University of Wyoming, and a B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Michael has published extensively on environmental assessment and policy in numerous peer-reviewed journals, and served as an Associate Editor of the professional journal Society and Natural Resources.