Sean Smith

Sean Smith
  • Professor, Department of Special Education

Contact Info

Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 538
1122 W Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101


Sean J. Smith holds the rank of Professor of Special Education at the University of Kansas. Dr. Smith has a background in the area of special education and technology, specifically towards the integration of technology across teacher preparation programs. He has authored and presented a number of articles and papers dealing with special education technology and is currently a Project Director on several U.S. Department of Education program initiatives seeking to further the integration of technology components across teacher preparation programs and into the lives of students with disabilities as well as the development of a virtual social skill training experience for students with Autism. Dr. Smith has served as an associate editor for the Journal of Special Education Technology and currently serves as an Associate Editor for Teaching Exceptional Children. He is the proud parent of four young children, one having an intellectual disability.


Ph.D. in Special Education - Technology Integration, University of Virginia
M.Ed. in Special Education Technology, George Mason University
B.A. in History and Secondary Education, Providence College