Jon Smith is an Associate Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and
Finance at East Tennessee State University.
Dr. Smith was raised in Meridian, Mississippi. After graduating from Meridian High
School, he attended Mississippi State University where he received a BS in Business
Administration. Dr. Smith was awarded an MA from the University of South Carolina
in 1975. He received his Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina in 1982.
Dr. Smith has taught at ETSU since 1980. Currently, he teaches Economics and Statistics.
Jon Smith resides here in Johnson City and enjoys flying his small airplane in his