Faculty & Staff Directory

Dr. Smith joined the WFU faculty in July of 2019. Prior to that he served over 20 years in the Army in a variety of positions. Most recently he taught graduate level Operations Research at the Air Force Institute of Technology, served as a center director for an Operations Research center, and taught Probability and Statistics at West Point.

  • Ph D, University of Virginia (Systems Engineering) - 2013
  • MS, University of Texas - Austin (Operations Research) - 2007
  • MS, Missouri University of Science and Technology (Engineering Management) - 2002
  • BS, West Point (Systems Engineering) - 1997

Research Interests

  • Data Science
  • Decision Analysis
  • Business Analytics

Teaching Interests

  • Data Science
  • Decision Analysis
  • Business Analytics

  • Gallagher, J.,  Smith, C. (2019). Market basket applications on short web links. International Journal of Market Research (1470785318818408),  1-19.  | more information
  • Munson, E. L., Smith, C. M., Boehmke, B.,  Freels, J. K. (2019). Sentiment Analysis of Twitter Data (saotd). The Journal of Open Source Software (4),  764.
  • Deehr, J., Smith, C. M.,  Hill, R. R. (2018). Improving admissions processes through value focused thinking. Journal of Applied Operations Research, 10 (1),  53-65.
  • Smith, C., Scherer, W. T.,  Todd, A. (2016). Stepping back from the trees to see the forest: a network approach to valuing intelligence. Social Network Analysis and Mining, 6 (1),  72.
  • Smith, C. M., Scherer, W. T.,  Carr, S. (2016). Value of intelligence applied to networks.   (Ed.), Environment Systems and Decisions : Journal of Applied Operational Research.
  • Smith, C. M., Scherer, W. T., Todd, A.,  Maxwell, D. T. (2015). Quantitative approaches to representing the value of information within the intelligence cycle.   (Ed.), National Security: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (pp. 1-21). : International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences.
  • Parnell, G. S., Smith, C.,  Moxley, F. I. (2010). Intelligent adversary risk analysis: A bioterrorism risk management model. Risk Analysis, 30 (1),  32--48.
  • Ezell, B.,  Collins, A. (2010). Response to Parnell, Smith, and Moxley, Intelligent Adversary Risk Analysis: A Bioterrorism Risk Management Model, Risk Analysis, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2010. Risk Analysis, 30 (6)