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Hank Smith

Assistant Teaching Professor
Ancient Scripture

316N JSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Bio: Hank R. Smith grew up in St. George, Utah. He received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Dixie State University (2002), his MBA (2005) from Utah State University, and his PhD in educational leadership (2014) from Brigham Young University. His studies focused on the development of high trust educational organizations and their impact on student achievement. Before joining the religion faculty at BYU, he worked for fourteen years with Seminaries and Institutes of Religion as an instructor. He loves to teach from the scriptures, especially to the youth and young adults of the Church. He also enjoys consulting work with school districts and corporations centered on creating a high trust culture. He has addressed audiences in almost every state through seminars and keynote speaking engagements. His outside interests include marathons, history books, and hiking with his family. He and his incredible wife, Sara, are the parents of five children and reside in Mapleton, Utah.

Honors and Awards

  • Phi Eta Sigma Faculty Recognition Award

Professional Citizenship

  • Guest Speaker, Joseph Smith Sr and Lucy Mack Smith Family Reunion, 2020-09-01 - 2020-09-30 - Present
  • Guest Speaker, Seminaries and Institutes, 2016-05-01 - 2016-05-31 - Present
  • Guest Speaker, Utah Association of Elementary School Principals, 2019-06-01 - 2019-06-30 - 2019-06-01 - 2019-06-30
  • Guest Speaker, Utah State University LDS Institute of Religion, 2018-11-01 - 2018-11-30 - 2018-11-01 - 2018-11-30
  • Guest Speaker, Southern Virginia University Women's Conference, 2018-06-01 - 2018-06-30 - 2018-06-01 - 2018-06-30
  • Guest Speaker, Utah Valley University Institute of Religion, 2018-03-01 - 2018-03-31 - 2018-03-01 - 2018-03-31
  • Guest Speaker, Lehi City, 2016-11-01 - 2016-11-30 - 2016-11-01 - 2016-11-30
  • Guest Speaker, Salem City, 2016-08-01 - 2016-08-31 - 2016-08-01 - 2016-08-31

Courses Taught

2020

  • REL A 250 : Section 012
  • REL A 250 : Section 026
  • REL A 250 : Section 033
  • REL A 121 : Section 019
  • REL A 121 : Section 022
  • REL A 121 : Section 024
  • REL A 211 : Section 004
  • REL A 250 : Section 011
  • REL A 250 : Section 013
  • REL A 250 : Section 015
  • REL A 122 : Section 021
  • REL A 122 : Section 022

2019

  • REL A 250 : Section 001
  • REL A 250 : Section 003
  • REL A 250 : Section 009
  • REL A 250 : Section 012
  • REL A 121 : Section 021
  • REL A 121 : Section 024
  • REL A 250 : Section 003
  • REL A 250 : Section 004
  • REL A 250 : Section 013
  • REL A 250 : Section 017
  • REL A 250 : Section 021
  • REL A 211 : Section 004
  • REL A 211 : Section 016
  • REL A 211 : Section 020

2018

  • REL A 250 : Section 001
  • REL A 250 : Section 003
  • REL A 250 : Section 009
  • REL A 250 : Section 012
  • REL A 211 : Section 024
  • REL A 211 : Section 027
  • REL A 211 : Section 002
  • REL A 211 : Section 004
  • REL A 122 : Section 016
  • REL A 122 : Section 026
  • REL A 211 : Section 015
  • REL A 211 : Section 019
  • REL A 211 : Section 022

2017

  • REL A 121 : Section 024
  • REL A 121 : Section 032
  • REL A 211 : Section 004
  • REL A 211 : Section 010
  • REL A 211 : Section 021
  • REL A 211 : Section 026
  • REL A 122 : Section 004
  • REL A 122 : Section 016
  • REL A 122 : Section 027
  • REL A 211 : Section 019
  • REL A 211 : Section 022

2016

  • REL A 211 : Section 006
  • REL A 211 : Section 010
  • REL A 211 : Section 014
  • REL A 211 : Section 021
  • REL A 211 : Section 027
  • REL A 211 : Section 001
  • REL A 211 : Section 002
  • REL A 211 : Section 004

Presentations

  • Sweat AR, Smith HHR. Connecting with Students in Large-Section Classes. The Teaching Professor Conference. June, 2017.
  • Smith HHR. Mourning with Hope. BYU Easter Conference. April, 2017.
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