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Ian Smith

Assistant Professor
College of Arts & Sciences
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
Degrees & Certifications
Univ of Colorado-Boulder, Bachelor of Arts
University of Utah, Master of Science
University of Utah, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Loyola University New Orleans, 2011-2013
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Metropolitan State University of Denver, 2007-2011
  • PH 102 A, Ethics:Intro to Moral Problems
  • PH 102 B, Ethics:Intro to Moral Problems
  • PH 104 A, Freshman Logic
  • PH 104 A, Intro Logic Critical Thinking
  • PH 220 A, Logic
  • PH 220 A, Symbolic Logic
  • PH 399 A, Senior Thesis
Scholarly Interests/Activities
Professor Smith's current research interests are in Ethical Theory, Environmental Ethics/Philosophy, and Business Ethics. Professor Smith is currently working on a book on rationales for endangered species preservation.
Service Interests/Activities
Professor Smith regularly reviews papers for publications that focus on environmental ethics/philosophy.
Career Accomplishments
Professor Smith is the Recipient of the 'Primeaux Prize', the award given for the Best Paper submitted to the Journal of Business Ethics' special issue for the 17th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics. The paper is entitled, "On Explaining Individual and Corporate Culpability in the Global Climate Change Era."