Curt Smith Ph.D.
Recent Media in 2020
2020. Smith, Curtis and Ernesto Castañeda.“How to Support People Who Are Experiencing Homelessness.” Scholar Strategy Network. Harvard University: Cambridge, MA.
2020. Smith, Curtis, Carina Cione, Deziree Jackson, and Ernesto Castañeda. “Speaking about Health Disparities: A teachable moment about structural Racism” Medium.
Curtis Smith. (Under Contract). Red Tape Warriors: Housing the Homeless through Aggressive Advocacy. New York City, NY: Routledge.
Smith, Curtis, Ernesto Castañeda. (2020) "Sick Enough? Mental Illness and Service Eligibility for Homeless Individuals at the Border." Social Sciences, 9(8), 145.
Smith, Curtis, & Castañeda-Tinoco, Ernesto. (2019). "Improving homeless point-in-time counts: Uncovering the marginally housed." Social Currents, 6(2), 91-104.
Smith, Curtis, & Anderson, Leon. (2018). "Fitting stories: Outreach worker strategies for housing homeless clients." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 47(5), 535-550.
Roark, Jenifer, Lucero, Jenifer, Smith, Curtis, & Parker, David (2017). "Social Service Workers’ Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Fair Housing Laws." Journal of Social Service Research, 43(2), 223-235.
Siordia, Carlos, Smith, Curtis, & Castañeda-Tinoco, Ernesto. (2014). "A geographically-aware multilevel analysis on the association between atmospheric temperature and the Emergency and transitional shelter population". Human Geographies--Journal of Studies & Research in Human Geography, 8(2) 5-16.
Castañeda-Tinoco, Ernesto, Klassen, Jonathan D., & Smith, Curtis (2014). "Hispanic and non-Hispanic homeless populations in El Paso, Texas." Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 36(4), 488-505.
Mata, Hollie, Flores, M., Castañeda-Tinoco, Ernesto, Medina-Jerez, W., Lachica, J., Smith, Curtis, & Olvera, Hector. (2013). "Health, hope, and human development: Building capacity in public housing communities on the US-Mexico border." Journal of health care for the poor and underserved, 24(4), 1432-1439.
Smith, Curtis, Castañeda-Tinoco, Ernesto, & Heyman, Josiah (2012). "The homeless and Occupy El Paso: Creating community among the 99%." Social Movement Studies, 11(3-4), 356-366.
*Reprinted in Jenny Pickerill, John Krinsky, Graeme Hayes, Kevin Gillan, and Brian Doherty. 2014. Occupy! A Global Movement. Routledge: Oxford, UK.
Smith, Curtis, & Anderson, Leon. (2019). Unearthing Aggressive Advocacy. In Ethnography Uncensored: Researchers Reflect on the Challenges of Reaching Hidden Populations, Edited by Miriam Boeri and Rashi Shukla. University of California Press. 65.
Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS)
-Board Member & Chair of the Client Problem Competition for students
-Coordinated Community Response Team
-Racial Justice Task Force