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Robert Smith Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Smith has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the academic industry

Dr. Robert Smith has excelled as local historian for Idyllwild, CA since 2008 and as a local newspaper columnist from 2010 to 2016.

    IDYLLWILD, CA, April 15, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert Smith, PhD with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Smith celebrates many years of experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 55 years of professional experience, Dr. Smith has excelled as local historian for Idyllwild, CA since 2008 and as a local newspaper columnist from 2010 to 2016. Prior to these roles, he worked as an independent consultant from 1995 to 2003, and held a number of positions with Weber State University, including as an assistant to the president from 1996 to 1998, a provost from 1993 to 1996, and the vice president of academic affairs from 1981 to 1993.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Smith served as a professor and the dean of science, engineering, and math at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, from 1968 to 1981, having found success as the associate professor and department chair from 1966 to 1968 and an assistant professor from 1961 to 1966.

Dr. Smith initially pursued an education at Wheaton College, earning a Bachelor of Science in 1958. He concluded his studies at the University of California, Berkeley, graduating a Doctor of Philosophy in 1962. Moreover, Dr. Smith is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, and Phi Kappa Phi.

Throughout his career, Dr. Smith has been celebrated for his achievements in the field. He has accepted multiple awards and accolades for his contributions and accomplishments. Likewise, Dr. Smith has been featured in numerous publications, including multiple editions of Who's Who in America.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Robert Smith has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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