The Official Website of Author, Deborah K. Smarth

America's Lost Opportunity

Deborah K. Smarth has pursued an accomplished career in public affairs holding various positions in the private and public sectors including teaching at the university level. She holds a master’s degree in National Politics and Policy from Columbia University in the City of New York. She has authored diverse public policy reports and papers with a specialty in business and economic development issues. She is also an executive of a statewide nonprofit educational network that provides technical assistance and support for small business owners and entrepreneurs.

Her favorite pastime is writing. She has written many op-ed pieces, columns, and letters to the editor on political issues of importance as well as business issues. This is the author’s first book, which she considers to be a “citizen’s account” of the unfolding events during the 2012 Republican presidential nomination process.