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