Guy Smith, MA

Core Faculty, BA Program

Phone Number
805-962-8179 x5176


Guy Smith, MA, completed his undergraduate studies at San Diego State University in English. He completed a Masters of Arts from SDSU and taught there from 1972-76 before coming to teach at Santa Barbara City College where for 34 years he served as a faculty member in English and Communications, and the Dean of Educational Programs responsible for the administration of the Business Division, the Scheinfeld Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the School of Media Arts which includes new media applications, game design, animation, film & television and journalism. He completed doctoral coursework in rhetoric and linguistics at the University of Southern California.

Prior to his work as Core Faculty in the BA program, Mr. Smith served as the Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Antioch University Santa Barbara. He has taught in numerous disciplines including English, Communications, Media, and Business.

“ I have learned more about myself, my career, and my future in this class than any other class I have taken.”
– Student in Advertising and Culture

“Guy is a great teacher and this was my favorite class of the last few quarters. He is very knowledgeable on the topic and is great at initiating discussion. I wish I were here for several more quarters because the idea of taking more classes of this quality intrigues me.”
– Student in Advertising and Culture