Dr. Mary S Spaeth PhD

Business Department
College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management

Office: 237 Jarvis Hall-Technology Wing
Phone: 715-232-1243
Email: spaethm@uwstout.edu

Brief Biography

Assistant Professor of International Business and Entrepreneurship

Teaching Interests: International and multi-cultural courses in management, communication/discourse and socio-economics; technology/innovation commercialization; entrepreneurship/intrapreneurship; new venture management;

Research Interests: Qualitative Discourse Analysis/Life Course Theory related to identity/employability/innovation practice in cross-national contexts; Entrepreneurship and innovation theory and practice intersections.


  • Swedish (Fluent/Native/Near Native)
  • French (Conversational)


    • BA Creative Writing/Rhetoric
      Southern Methodist University
      Dallas, TX
    • MA English Literature
      Southern Methodist University
      Dallas, TX
    • Ph D Socio-economics/Entrepreneurship
      University of the West of Scotland
      Paisley, United Kingdom, 2014
    • TESL/TEFL Teaching English as a Second Language/Foreign Language
      Indiana University
      Bloomington, IN, 2009
    • MS International Child Studies and Welfare Policy
      Linkoping University
      Linkoping, Sweden, 2004

Work Experience

Reviewer / Editor

    Reviewer, Journal

    • Journal of Research on Women and Gender

      The Journal of Research on Women and Gender is a peer-reviewed online electronic publication. The mission of the Journal is to promote critical dialogue about the experiences of women and persons of various gender identities in diverse cultural contexts. (January 2015 - Present)

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships


    • UW Stout Research Fellow, University of Wisconsin Stout (September 2017)

Professional Memberships

  • Enterprise Futures Network (EFN)
  • Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
  • British Academy of Management (BAM)
  • National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE)
  • International Business Innovation Association (INBIA)