E. Joahanne Thomas-Smith

E. Joahanne Thomas-Smith
E. Joahanne Thomas-Smith
Provost Emerita and Professor

Education

  • Washington State University, Higher Education Planning and Governance, Ed.D., 1976
  • New Mexico Highlands University, M.A., Educational Administration, 1966
  • Tuskegee Institute, B.S., English, 1965

Professional Experience

  • Professor and Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs Emerita, 2014 – Present
  • Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1996 – 2014
  • Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, 2004 – 2007
  • Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1994 – 1996
  • University Liaison, Institutional Accreditation, 1994 – 2014
  • Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1991 – 1994
  • Professor and Head, Department of English, 1982 – 1991
  • Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1978 – 1982
  • Professor and Head Department of English, 1976 – 1978
  • On Study Leave, 1973 – 1976
  • Associate Professor of English and Honors Program Director, 1970 – 1973
  • Assistant Professor of English, 1968 – 1970
  • Teacher, Shadle Park High School, Spokane, WA, 1967 – 1968
  • Teacher, Radford High School, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1966 – 1967

Research Interests

  • Black Women in Higher Education
  • Strategic Planning
  • Institutional Accreditation

Select Publications

  • Thomas-Smith, E.J. (2015). 60X30TX, Draft of the Texas Higher Education Plan: A Review and Commentary – A Framework for Planning – A Construct for Discussion at Prairie View A&M University
  • Thomas-Smith, E.J. (2002). Preface, Ebon Dialect, Student Literary Journal, PVAMU
  • Thomas-Smith, E.J. (1990 and 1995) Heath Guide to Literature, Vol. III. Invited Review
  • Thomas, E.J. (1986). “Eternal Commandments,” prose fiction. Vineyard Vignettes, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
  • Thomas, E.J. (1976). “Racism, Sexism: “Focus on Concentricity”. The Voice of Black Studies (aka Western Journal of Black Studies), Spring Edition

Contact Information

Phone: (936) 261-2217
Email: ejthomas-smith@pvamu.edu
Office: Library 111