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Wendell Smith, MA

Adjunct Professor in Arts & Sciences


MA - Emporia State University
BA - Ottawa University

Instructor Smith grew up near Denver, Colorado and in Winfield, Kansas.  He completed his undergraduate degree in History at Ottawa University.  Upon graduation, he worked as an Ottawa University Admissions Counselor and Assistant Football Coach before teaching and coaching at Paola (KS) High School for seven years.  In 2006, Smith returned to work full time at his alma mater as an Assistant Football Coach and Head Golf Coach.  Smith completed his MA in History at Emporia State in 2009.  He has taught American Government and American Experience II at Ottawa University since the fall of 2014.  He loves to travel with his family, often exploring hiking trails in the mountains of Colorado.

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