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Dr. Elizabeth Smiley's Profile


Elizabeth Smiley

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About Me

Educational History:

Olivet College (Olivet, MI) ~ 1985

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Biology

Miami University (Oxford, OH) ~ 1988

  • Master of Environmental Science (M.En.)
  • Applied Ecology & Water Resources  ​

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) ~ 1997 ​

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Zoology (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)

Montana State University (Bozeman, MT) ~ 2010 

  • Master of Education (M.Ed.)
  • Curriculum and Instruction

Current Position:

I joined the Wyoming Indian family in 2007 as a High School Biology teacher.  After six years in the classroom, I became the Consolidated Grants Facilitator.  Since 2014, I have been serving as the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction.

Previous Position:

Adjunct Professor ~ Wind River Tribal College (2013)

Visiting Assistant Professor

  • Michigan State University (2004-2006)
  • Grand Valley State University (2001-2004)
  • Kutztown University (1998-2001)

Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow ~ Mount Holyoke College (1997-1998)

Environmental Analyst ~ Modi Associates, Clay, NY (1990)

Water Quality Analyst ~ Idaho Dept. of Health and Welfare, Boise, ID (1988)

Research Data Technician ~ Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game, Boise, ID (1987-1988)

Assistant Wildlife Technician ~ Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, Augusta, MI (1984)