Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services

Dr. Capt. (Ret.) David G. Smith, USN


  • Well-Being and Treatment Subcommittee Member

Other Positions/Employment/Community Involvement

  • Associate Professor, John Hopkins Carey Business School

Prior Military Service or Affiliation

  • Retired from Navy in 2017 after 30 years of active duty service

Highest Education (Military/Civilian)

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Sociology, University of Maryland, 2010
  • Master of Science, Global Leadership, University of San Diego, 2003
  • Bachelor of Science, Oceanography, United States Naval Academy, 1987


  • Axiom Business Book Award Gold Medalist for Good Guys: How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace (Harvard Business Review Press, 2020)
  • Charles H. Coates Commemorative Award for Research in Military Sociology 2017
  • Pacific Century Fellow, 2002
  • Legion of Merit
Dr. (CAPT Ret.) David G. Smith, USN

Well-Being & Treatment Subcommittee Member