Craig R. Smith is an Associate Professor in the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona. His research focuses on public sector contracting and cross-sectoral collaboration. He is particularly interested in how governance arrangements and institutions can mitigate uncertainty in inter-organizational relationships. He teaches courses on public and nonprofit management, statistics, and collaboration. His research has appeared in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Public Administration Review, and Policy Studies Journal.