Ph.D. in Critical/Socio-cultural St/Ed, University of Oregon, (2018)
- Mazzei, L. A.. and Smithers, L. (2020). Qualitative Inquiry in the Making: A Minor Pedagogy. QUALITATIVE INQUIRY 26 (1) , pp. 99-108.
- Eaton, P. William. and Smithers, L. (2019). This is not a checklist: Higher education and student affairs competencies, neoliberal protocol, and poetics. EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY AND THEORY.
- Smithers, L. and Eaton, P. W. (2019). Reordering Student Affairs: From Minority Absorption to a Radical New. Critical Studies in Education.
- Mazzei, L. A. and Smithers, L. (2019). Qualitative Inquiry in the Making: A Minor Pedagogy. Qualitative Inquiry.
- Smithers, L. (2019). Liberal Education and the Capitalocene in American Higher Education. Philosophy and Theory in Higher Education 1 (1) , pp. 85-103.
- Mazzei, L. A., Graham, M. C. and Smithers, L. (2018). Enactments of a Minor Inquiry. Qualitative Inquiry.
- Koopman, C., Sheehey, B., Jones, P., Smithers, L., Hamid, S. and Pickard, C. (2018). Standard Forms of Power: Biopower and Sovereign Power in the Technology of the U.S. Birth Certificate, 1903-1935.. Constellations 25 (4) , pp. 641-656.
- Smithers, L. and Eaton, P. William. (2017). Nomadic Subjectivity: Movement in Student Development Theory. Thresholds in Education 40 (1) , pp. 68-92.
- Brooks, S. D., Dean, A. S., Franklin-Phipps, A., Mathis, E., Rath, C. L., Raza, N., Smithers, L. and Sundstrom, K. (2017). Becoming-Academic in the Neoliberal Academy: A Collective Biography. Gender and Education.
- Smithers, L. (2019). How Should Institutions Redefine and Measure Student Success? Student Success as Liberal Education Escapes Definition and Measurement Contested Issues in Troubled Times: Student Affairs Dialogues on Equity, Civility, and Safety (pp. 165-175) Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.