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Business Department

Thomas Marpe, Ed.D.
Thomas Marpe
Business - Associate Professor, Dean of Business and Technology, General Management - Adjunct Program Associate Professor

(507) 457-6963

Thomas Marpe is the Dean for the School of Business and Associate Professor and Chair of the Business Department at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

Dr. Marpe teaches many of the marketing, research and sales courses. The emphasis in his courses are practical application of marketing principles and techniques. His research areas are in higher education marketing, religious/church marketing and geographic information systems.

Scholarly & Creative Interests
Catholic Parishioner Satisfaction and Religious Giving

Courses Taught Recently at SMU
Principles of Marketing
Sports Marketing
Consumer Behavior
Selling and Sales Management
Marketing Research
Marketing Management
Management Principles
Leadership and Decision Making

Professional Organizations
American Marketing Association
Marketing Management Association

Ed.D., Saint Mary's University of Minnesota of Minnesota, Winona, MN, 2004
M.B.A.,Business Administration, Winona State University,Winona, MN, 1987
B.S., Accounting, Winona State University, Winona, MN, 1987
B.A. Marketing, Winona State University, Winona, MN, 1976
A.A., Rochester Community College, Rochester, MN, 1974

Teaching Experience
1995 to Present: Associate Professor, Department of Business, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
1990-1993: Instructor, Marketing Department, Winona State University, Winona, MN
1987-1990: Part-time Business Instructor, Rochester Community College, Rochester, MN
1989-1990: Part-time Extension Course Instructor, Rochester Technical College, Rochester, MN

Other Professional Experience
Fifteen years of experience in management and buying positions in the retail industry

Selected Presentations
Catholic Parishioner Satisfaction and Religious Giving