Nick Smith joined University of New Hampshire in 2002 and is a philosophy professor. Previously a litigator at a major New York law firm and a judicial clerk for the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, he teaches and writes on issues in law, politics, and society.
He published I Was Wrong: The Meanings of Apologies in 2008, and Justice through Apologies: Remorse, Reform, and Punishment in 2014 (both with Cambridge University Press).
The media may also visit Dr. Smith's web pages, which contain information regarding his teaching, research, and service, including interviews with Diane Rehm, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Guardian UK, NPR, BBC, CBC, CNN, Fortune, Philosophy Talk, and others. He is happy to lend his expertise on the following topics: apologies and forgiveness, Socialism, Communism, Libertarianism, ethics, money, medical ethics, business ethics, and aesthetics.