Dean, School of Diplomacy, Seton Hall University
Dr. Courtney B. Smith is Dean of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations and Vice Dean of the School of Law at Seton Hall University. His areas of study include international organizations, the United Nations, and peace studies. His book, Politics and Process at the United Nations: The Global Dance, was published by Lynne Rienner. Additional scholarship on the United Nations has focused on the relationship between the UN and the United States, Security Council reform, the Secretary-General, and peacekeeping.
Dr. Smith is the main representative for the University’s NGO affiliation with the UN Economic and Social Council and the UN Department of Global Communications. He also developed and directs the United Nations Intensive Summer Study Program. He serves as treasurer for the Academic Council on the United Nations System, and as a board member for the American Conference of Academic Deans.