Gabor Smith, Ph.D.

Gabor Smith, Ph.D.

Title: Interim-Assistant Director: Choose Ohio First, Senior Lecturer, & Retention Coordinator
Dept/Program: School of Communication & Office of Academic & Retention Support
Office: Simmons 301A
Phone: 330-972-8473


Documentary Research, Autoethnography, and Mentorship in the fields of Communication & Education.


  • Ph.D. The LeBron James Family Foundation School of Education, The University of Akron (August 2022)
  • M.A. School of Communication, The University of Akron (August 2012)
  • B.A. Political Science, The University of Akron (December 2009)


COMM 105: Introduction to Public Speaking 

COMM 106: Effective Oral Communication

COMM 210: Multiplatform Production

COMM 368: Basic Audio & Video Editing

COMM 468: Advanced Audio & Video Editing

COMM 472: Video Production

GNST 101: The Akron Experience