Tim Burkink

Dean & Professor of Marketing

Office: WSTC 140C   |    Phone: (308) 865-8342   |    Email: burkinktj@unk.edu

Tim Burkink

Education

PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1997
Major: Marketing

Dissertation Title: A Comparative Analysis of Cooperative and Voluntary Wholesale Groups in the Grocery Industry: The Impact of Channel Coordination on Interfirm Knowledge Transfer

MBA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1993
Major: Marketing

BS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1985
Major: Business Administration


Research

Published and Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Schulz, S. A., Broekemier, G. M., Burkink, T. (in press). Attitudes and Beliefs Regarding Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Pharmaceutical Drugs: An Exploratory Comparison of Physicians and Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives. To appear in Health Marketing Quarterly.
  • Kaskie, S. C., Burkink, T. (in press). Food Deserts in Nebraska: An Alternative Perspective. To appear in University of Nebraska at Kearney.
  • Anderson, J., Machida, S., Burkink, T. (2010). Tracing Wealth, Cooperation and Trust: A Comparison of Two Great Plains Communities. Social Science Journal, 47(2), 359-371.
  • Burkink, T., Marquardt, R. (2009). Food or Fuel? An Analysis of Systems in Conflict. Journal Of Macromarketing, 29(4).
  • Stanton, J., Burkink, T. (2008). Improving Small Farmer Participation in Export Marketing Channels: Perceptions of U.S. Fresh Produce Importers. Supply Chain Management, 13(3), 199-210.
  • Burkink, T. J., Grunhagen, M., Le Marre, K. N., Wells, G. J., Witte, C. L. (2007). American versus French Perspectives on Genetically Modified Foods. Journal of Food Products Marketing, 13(1), 81-100.
  • Shultz, C. J., Burkink, T. J., Grbac, B., Renko, N. (2005). When Policies and Marketing Issues Explode: An Assessment of Food Marketing in the War-Ravaged Balkans and Implications for Recovery, Sustainable Peace, and Prosperity. Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, 24(1), 24-37.
  • Burkink, T., Hughner, R., Marquardt, R. (2004). An Analysis of Health Department Violations in Restaurants by Ownership Type. Journal of Foodservice Business Research, 7(1), 97-115.
  • Burkink, T., Broekemier, G. (2004). Using the Internet to Facilitate Outshopping by Rural Residents: Survey and Implications. Journal of Internet Commerce, 3(1), 63-78.
  • Subramanian, A., Burkink, T., Witte, C. (2003). Attributes of Products and Consumer Outshopping Behavior: Appealing to the Outshopping Segment. Central Business Review, 22(2), 13-18.
  • Patterson, P., Burkink, T., Jason Lipsey, R. L., Mary Martin, R. R., Martin, M. (2003). Targeting Tourists with State Branding Programs. Agribusiness: An International Journal, 19(4), 525-538.
  • Burkink, T. (2003). The Association of Arizona Food Banks. Business Case Journal, 10(2), 84-94.
  • Post, G. V., Kagen, A., Burkink, T. J., Schmitz, T. (2002). Analyzing Consumers' Preferences on Commercial Websites. Quarterly Journal Of Electronic Commerce, 3(2), 111-123.
  • Marquardt, R., Burkink, T. (2002). Consumer Food Choices: Trends and Health Implications. Complementary Health Practices Review, Volume 7(Number 3), 209-220.
  • Burkink, T. (2002). Cooperative and Voluntary Wholesale Groups: Channel Coordination and Interfirm Knowledge Transfer. Supply Chain Management, Volume 7(Number 2), 60-70.
  • Burkink, T. (2002). Independent Grocery Retailers and Their Primary Wholesalers: Survey and Implications. Journal of Food Products Marketing, 8(2), 3-17.

Conference Proceedings

  • Seshadri, S., Burkink, T. (2013). Ensuring Publication in Quality Journals. Cedar City, UT: Mountain Plains Management Association.
  • Stanton, J. V., Burkink, T. (2010). Participating in Agricultural Export Channels: Perspectives of Farmers from the Salad Bowl Region of Central Mexico. 35th Annual Meeting of the Macromarketing Society.
  • Julie, S. V., Weiner, C. K., Burkink, T. (2008). Engendering Trust Among Agricultural Producers: Prospects for Successful Cooperatives n Mexican Marketing Channels. Macromarketing Annual Conference, 33rd Macromarketing Conference.
  • Burkink, T., Marquardt, R., Axland, T. (2007). An Overview of the U.S. Ethanol Industry: Implications for Agriculture, Energy, Rural Development and the Environment. International Society of Marketing and Development and the Macromarketing Society: Joint Conference, Joint Conference of The International Society of Macromarkeing.
  • Burkink, T., Anderson, J. L. (2007). The Impact of Social Capital on Outshopping. Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference.
  • Burkink, T. (2006). Socially Constituted Food Consumption by U.S. Adolescents: The Retail Environment. Association for Consumer Research Asia Pacific Conference.
  • Burkink, T., Grunhagen, M., Le Marre, K. N., Wells, G. J., Witte, C. L. (2005). Genetically Modified Food: A Cross-Cultural Investigation. Papers of the Annual Macromarketing Conference.
  • Ramsey, M., Burkink, T. (2004). Breaking Down Perception: A Pilot Study of the Attitudes and Perceptions of Former West and East German Consumers Toward American Products and Companies. Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference.
  • Burkink, T., Hughner, R. (2004). Health Department Violations in Restaurants by Ownership and Format Type: Analysis and Policy Implications. Papers of the Annual Macromarketing Conference, Papers of the 29th Annual Macromarketing Conference.
  • Stanton, J., Burkink, T. (2004). Importer Perceptions Toward Smaller Farmers in Mexico: Survey and Implications. Papers of the Annual Macromarketing Conference, Papers of the 29th Annual Macromarketing Conference.
  • Shultz, C., Burkink, T., Manfredo, M., Grbac, B., Janez Damjan, N. R. (2003). Rising from the Ashes: Food Marketing Contributions to Sustainable Peace and Prosperity in the Recovering Economies of the Former Yugoslavia (vol. 14). American Marketing Association Winter Educator's Conference.
  • Shultz, C., Burkink, T., Manfredo, M., Grbac, B., Janez Damjan, N. R. (2003). The Importance of Food Marketing to Recovering Economies: An Assessment from the Balkan. International Conference on Marketing and Development.
  • Burkink, T., Schultz III, C. J., Renko, N., Brbac, B., Raymond Marquardt, E. T. (2001). Export Development Policy: The Marketing of U.S. Food Products in the Balkans and Black Sea Region and Implications for Regional Harmony (vol. 12, pp. 26). American Marketing Association Conference.
  • Burkink, T., Shultz, C., Renko, N., Brcic-Stipcevic, V., Bruno Grbac, J. P. (2001). Resurrecting Food Marketing Systems in War-Ravaged Transition Economies (vol. 26, pp. 487-491). Macromarketing Annual Conference.
  • Burkink, T., Marquardt, R., Conklin, B. (2000). An Analysis of Undergraduate Food Industry Marketing Management Degrees Offered by U.S. Universities. International Food and Agribusiness Management Association: World Food and Agribusiness Forum.
  • Schultz, S., Burkink, T. J., Marquardt, R. (2000). Consumer Opinions Toward the Use of Food Made with Genetically Modified Ingredients. International Food and Agribusiness Management Association: World Food and Agribusiness Forum.
  • Subramanian, A., Burkink, T., Marquardt, R. (1998). Attributes of Products & Consumer Outshopping Behavior. Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences Conference.
  • Burkink, T., Darling, D. L., Subramanian, A., Marquardt, R. (1997). How Outshopping Patterns of Rural Consumers Influence the Quality of Life in Rural Communities. Macromarketing Annual Conference.

Presentations

  • Leung, A., Luthans, K., Jensen, S., Burkink, T., "Benefits of Industry Peer Networks: Knowledge Transfer and Financial Performance," Midwest Academy of Management Conference, Omaha, Nebraska. (2011).
  • Schultz, S. A., Broekemier, G. M., Burkink, T. J., Larson, A., "An Exploratory Comparison of Physician and Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives' Attitudes and Beliefs Regarding Direct to Consumer Advertising of Pharmaceutical Drugs," National Mountain Plains Management Conference, Grand Junction, Colorado. (October 2011).
  • Burkink, T., "An Overview of the U.S. Ethanol Industry: Implications for Consumers," Consumer Issues Conference, Laramie, Wyoming. (September 2010).
  • Burkink, T. (Panelist), Honeyman, S. E. (Panelist), Lopez, S. (Panelist), Shaffer, J. J. (Panelist). "Engaging UNK students through undergraduate research," Undergraduate Research Council, Kearney, NE. (2008).
  • Burkink, T., Yeagley, M., "Perceptions of Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce Members -- The Value of Chamber Membership," Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce, Kearney, Nebraska. (2008).
  • Burkink, T., Allemann, B., "Engaging Undergraduate Students in Research," UNK Center for Teaching Excellence, Kearney, Nebraska. (January 2008).
  • Burkink, T., Marquardt, R., Axland, T., "An Overview of the U.S. Ethanol Industry: Implications for Agriculture, Energy, Rural Development and the Environment," Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2007).
  • Leung, A., Burkink, T., Bridges, D., Yeagley, M., "Assessing Learning Outcomes from the Perspective of Employers, and Beyond," Platte Valley Assessment Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2007).
  • Burkink, T., "The Educational Benchmarking (EBI) Undergraduate Business Exit Assessment," Platte Valley Assessment Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2007).
  • Burkink, T., Miller, R., "Research Groups," UNK Conference on Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions, Kearney, Nebraska. (2006).
  • Yeagley, M., Burkink, T., Broekemier, G., Lebsack, S., "Assessment in the College of Business and Technology: Continuous Improvement in the Making," Platte Valley Assessment Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (April 2005).
  • Burkink, T., Broekemier, G., "Retailer Perceptions of Outshopping: Survey and Implications," Nebraska Economics and Business Association Annual Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (October 2004).
  • Hatterman, R., Burkink, T., "DonAproCom Cooperative," Society for Case Research: Summer Workshop, Kanasa City, Missouri. (July 2004).
  • Burkink, T., Minier, S., "Got Fridge? No, But Still Got Milk!!!," Food Distribution Research Society Conference, Biloxi, Mississippi. (2003).
  • Burkink, T. J., Patterson, P. M., "State Branding of Gift Shop and Restaurant Menu Items: Consumers' Willingness to Pay for Local Products," Symposium in the Cooperative Program in Agricultural Marketing and Business, Alberta, Canada. (2003).
  • Burkink, T., Hughner, R., Marquardt, R., "An Analysis of Health Department Violations in Restaurants by Ownership Type," Food Distribution Research Society Conference, Biloxi, Mississippi. (October 2003).
  • Burkink, T., "Food Marketing Alliance Roundtable: Mission, Research Opportunities, Business Links, Growth and Future Directions," American Marketing Association Summer Marketing Educators' Conference, San Diego, California. (2002).
  • Burkink, T., "The Association of Arizona Food Banks," Society for Case Research: Summer Workshop, Durrango, Colorado. (2002).
  • Broekemier, G., Burkink, T., "Using the Internet to Facilitate Outshopping by Rural Residents: Survey and Implications," Nebraska Economics and Business Association Annual Conference, Omaha, Nebraska. (2002).
  • Patterson, P., Burkink, T., "State Branding of Gift Shop and Restaurant Menu Items: Consumers' Willingness to Pay for Local Products," The Regional Research Project for Generic Commodity Promotion Evaluation Spring Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico. (March 2002).
  • Burkink, T., Patterson, P. M., "State Branding of Gift Shop and Restaurant Menu Items: Consumer's Willingness to Pay for Local Products," Food Distribution Research Society Conference, Mesa, Arizona. (2001).
  • Burkink, T., "Food Wars: The Battle for Your Food Dollars," Arizona State University: Downtown and Gown, Phoenix, Arizona. (March 2001).
  • Burkink, T., "My Experience with the ASU/Motorola Great Communities Grants Program," Great Communities Grants Workshop, Mesa, Arizona. (February 2001).
  • Burkink, T., "Responding to Changing Consumer Preferences: The Case of The Ranchers Renaissance Cooperative," Stratum, Mesa, Arizona. (February 2000).
  • Burkink, T., "The Consumer and the Retail Food Industry: Challenges in the Future," Arizona Agribusiness Forum, Mesa, Arizona. (April 1999).

Journal Articles

  • Burkink, T., Marquardt, R. (1996). Not By Price Alone: Survival Strategies for Small Retailers. Business in Nebraska, Volume 51.
  • Burkink, T., Marquardt, R., Su, W. (1996). Changes in the Grocery Industry: Implications for Nebraska. Business in Nebraska.

Book Chapters

  • Burkink, T. (2006). What is Marketing? Identitet Marketinga (Croatian Textbook). Croatia: EFRI: Rijecka.

Instructor's Manual

  • Burkink, T. (2004). Revised Instructors Manual for Consumer Behavior and Marketing Strategy 7th Edition. McGraw-Hill Irwin.

Other

  • Burkink, T. (2004). Agribusiness in the Great Plains. In David Wishart (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of the Great Plains. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press.

Grants

Funded

  • Kennedy, P., Burkink, T., McGarvey, M., Stanek-Krogstrand, K., "Socially Constituted Food Consumption of Adolescents," Sponsored by United States Department of Agriculture, $350,000.00. (2005).
  • Burkink, T., John, A., "Making Small Towns Work: A Study of the Relationship Between Social Capital and Prosperity in Nebraska Towns," Sponsored by University of Nebraska at Kearney/Research Services Council, University of Nebraska at Kearney, $4,453.00. (2004).
  • Burkink, T., "Importer Perceptions Toward Smaller Farmers in Mexico," Sponsored by University of Nebraska at Kearney/Research Services Council, University of Nebraska at Kearney, $1,100.00. (2003).
  • Burkink, T., "Exploring the Feasibility of a Centralized Storage/Repack/Reclamation Center for the Association of Arizona Food Banks," Sponsored by Arizona State University / Motorola Great Communities Grants Program, University of Nebraska at Kearney, $6,950.00. (2000).
  • Burkink, T., "National Potato Promotion Board: Proposal for Real-Time Evaluation System," Sponsored by National Potato Promotion Board, $62,532.00. (2000).
  • Burkink, T., "State Branding for Restaurants and Tourist Products," Sponsored by Arizona Department of Agriculture/Office of Commodity Development and Promotion, $14,137.00. (2000).
  • Burkink, T., "The Emerging Markets of the Balkans and Black Sea Regions: An International Business Education and Export Development Project," Sponsored by United States Department of Education, $80,000.00. (2000).
  • Burkink, T., "Curriculum Design for a B.S. Degree in Food Management: Meeting Consumer Demand," Sponsored by United States Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, $88,420.00. (1999).
  • Burkink, T., "Identifying New and Underutilized Sources of Food for the Association of Arizona Food Bank," Sponsored by Arizona State University / Motorola Great Communities Grants Program, University of Nebraska at Kearney, $2,000.00. (1999).
  • Burkink, T., "An Empirical Test of the Relationship between Macro Channel Length and Economic Development," Sponsored by Arizona State University, Faculty Grant-in-Aid, University of Nebraska at Kearney, $4,500.00. (1998).

Not Funded

  • Burkink, T., "Social Capital in Multiracial Rural Communities," Sponsored by United States Department of Agriculture, $0.00. (2004).

Service

Professional Service

  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Macromarketing. (2006 - 2014).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Macromarketing. (2002 - 2013).
  • Committee Chair, 35th Annual Meeting of the Macromarketing Society, Laramie, Wyoming. (2010).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Small Business Management. (2010).
  • Committee Chair, Macromarketing Annual Conference. (2010).
  • Other Professional Service Activities, Media Interview. (2008).
  • Workshop Organizer, Nebraska Economics and Business Association, Kearney, NE. (2008).
  • Committee Chair, Macromarketing Annual Conference. (2007).
  • Other Professional Service Activities, Media Interview, Kearney, Nebraska. (2007).
  • Committee Chair, Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2007).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2007).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, International Journal of Operations and Production Management. (2005).
  • Committee Chair, Macromarketing Annual Conference. (2005).
  • Committee Chair, Macromarketing Annual Conference, Saint Petersburg, Florida. (2005).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Small Business Management. (2004).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Society for Case Research: Annual Advances in Case Research. (2004).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Society for Case Research: Summer Workshop, Kansas City, Missouri. (2004).
  • Reviewer, Textbook, McGraw-Hill Irwin Publishing. (2003).
  • Other Professional Service Activities, Phi Beta Lambda. (2003).
  • Committee Chair, American Marketing Association, San Diego, California. (2002).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, European Journal of Marketing: Special Issue on Marketing and Society. (2002).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association. (2002).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Macromarketing Annual Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia. (2002).
  • Other Professional Service Activities, Phi Beta Lambda. (2002).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Society for Case Research: Summer Workshop, Durango, Colorado. (2002).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Society for Marketing Advances Conference. (2002).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Atlantic Marketing Association Conference. (2001).
  • Committee Chair, Macromarketing Annual Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia. (2001).
  • Committee Chair, International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, Chicago, Illinois. (2000).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Macromarketing Annual Conference. (2000).
  • Other Professional Service Activities, Media Interview. (2000).
  • Other Professional Service Activities, Media Interview. (2000).
  • Other Professional Service Activities, Food Marketing Institute: Annual Human Resource/Training and Development Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. (1999).
  • Other Professional Service Activities, Media Interview. (1999).
  • Other Professional Service Activities, Food Marketing Institute: Human Resources/Training and Development Conference, San Antonio, Texas. (1998).
  • Committee Chair, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Seattle, Washington. (1998).
  • Other Professional Service Activities, Media Interview. (1998).
  • Other Professional Service Activities, Media Interview. (1998).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Macromarketing Annual Conference. (1997).

Public Service

  • Positions Held in Civic Organizations, Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. (2011 - 2014).
  • Positions Held in Civic Organizations, Great Platte River Road Archway, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010 - 2014).
  • Board Member, Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Board of Directors. (2012 - 2013).
  • Committee Member, Kearney Public Schools Citizen's Facilities Steering Committee. (April 2013 - June 2013).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce, Kearney, Nebraska. (2008).
  • Experiential Learning. (2008).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Student-Created Marketing Plans, Nebraska. (2008).
  • Experiential Learning. (2007).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Student-Created Marketing Plans, Nebraska. (2007).
  • Committee Member, Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference. (2006 - 2007).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce. (2005).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Student-Created Marketing Plans. (2004).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Student-Created Marketing Plans. (2003).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Student-Created Advertising Plan. (2002).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Student-Created Marketing Plans. (2002).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Student-Created Marketing Research Projects. (2001).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Student-Created Advertising Plans. (1998).

Consulting

  • Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Advisory Board Member, Kearney Nebraska. (2011 - 2014).
  • McDermott and Miller, P.C. (2007 - 2011).
  • Academic, Calvin T. Ryan Library Strategic Planning, Kearney. (2008).
  • Sorensen Group. (2005 - 2008).
  • Affiliated Foods. (2003).
  • Tri-City Arena. (2003).

Department Service

  • Faculty Advisor, Graduate Independent Study: Ashley Albrecht. (2007).
  • Faculty Advisor, Undergraduate Independent Study. (2007).
  • Faculty Advisor, Graduate Independent Study. (2006).
  • Faculty Advisor, Graduate Independent Study. (2005).
  • Faculty Advisor, Graduate Independent Study. (2005).
  • Committee Member, Tenure Committee. (2005).
  • Faculty Advisor, Faculty Mentoring. (2004).
  • Faculty Advisor, Graduate Independent Study. (2004).
  • Faculty Advisor, Graduate Independent Study. (2004).
  • Faculty Advisor, Graduate Independent Study. (2004).
  • Committee Member, Promotion Committee. (2004).
  • Faculty Advisor, Graduate Independent Study. (2003).
  • Faculty Advisor, Graduate Independent Study. (2003).
  • Faculty Advisor, Graduate Independent Study. (2003).
  • Faculty Advisor, Thesis Committee. (2001).
  • Committee Chair, Nebraska Marketing Doctoral Student Association. (1997).

College Service

  • Faculty Advisor, Chinese 1-2-1 Program Advisor. (2007 - 2008).
  • Committee Chair, UNK Assurance of Learning Ad Hoc Committee. (2007 - 2008).
  • Committee Chair, Center for Rural Research and Development. (2007).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, New Ventures Day - Judge. (2007).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, CBT Honors Convocation. (2004 - 2006).
  • Committee Chair, Search Committee. (2005).
  • Committee Chair, UNK College of Business and Technology Research Group. (2004).
  • Committee Chair, Ad Hoc External Funding Committee. (2003).
  • Faculty Advisor, Independent Study. (2003).
  • Faculty Advisor, Independent Study. (2003).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK College of Business and Technology Research Group. (2003).
  • Faculty Advisor, Independent Study. (2002).
  • Committee Member, ASU East Food Marketing National Advisory Board. (2001).
  • Faculty Advisor, Thesis Committee. (2001).
  • Faculty Advisor, Thesis Committee. (2001).
  • Faculty Advisor, Thesis Committee. (2001).
  • Committee Member, Arizona State University East, MSABR, Curriculum Committee. (2000 - 2001).
  • Committee Member, Arizona State University East, MSABR. (1999 - 2001).
  • Committee Member, Arizona State University East, MSABR, Scholarship Committee. (1999 - 2001).
  • Committee Member, Arizona State University, MSABR. (1998 - 2001).
  • Faculty Advisor, Honors Thesis. (2000).
  • Faculty Advisor, Internship. (2000).
  • Faculty Advisor, Internship. (2000).
  • Faculty Advisor, Thesis Committee. (2000).
  • Faculty Advisor, Food Marketing Institute Convention Assistant Program. (1999 - 2000).
  • Faculty Advisor, Internship. (1999).
  • Faculty Advisor, Internship. (1999).
  • Committee Member, Arizona State University East, MSABR, Curriculum Committee. (1998).

University Service

  • Other Institutional Service Activities, Presentation to University of Nebraska Board of Regents. (2008).
  • Committee Member, U of N Executive Graduate Council. (2005 - 2008).
  • Committee Member, UNK Graduate Council. (2004 - 2008).
  • Committee Chair, UNK Calvin T. Ryan Library. (2007).
  • Committee Member, UNK General Studies. (2007).
  • Committee Member, UNK Office of Sponsored Programs. (2007).
  • Committee Member, UNK Marketing Advisory Council. (2006 - 2007).
  • Committee Member, UNK Exceptional Withdraws. (2002 - 2007).
  • Committee Member, University General Studies Academic Program Review. (2006).
  • Committee Member, UNK University Relations. (2006).
  • Committee Member, UNK Data Analysis Committee. (2004 - 2006).
  • Committee Chair, Tenure Committee. (2005).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK Graduate Studies and Research. (2003 - 2005).
  • Committee Member, UNK Research Services Council. (2003 - 2005).
  • Committee Member, Promotion Committee. (2004).
  • Committee Chair, UNK Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research Search Committee. (2004).
  • Committee Chair, Committee 2002-2004. (2002 - 2004).
  • Committee Member, UNK Research Services Council. (2002 - 2004).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK World Affairs Conference. (2003).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK National Conference for Undergraduate Research. (2002).
  • Faculty Advisor, Honors Thesis. (1999).

Professional

Academic - Post-Secondary

  • Dean, College of Business & Technology, University of Nebraska at Kearney (June 2009 - Present)
  • Professor of Marketing, University of Nebraska at Kearney (August 2008 - Present)
  • Acting Dean, College of Business & Technology, University of Nebraska at Kearney (October 2008 - May 2009)
  • Associate Dean, College of Business & Technology, University of Nebraska at Kearney (June 2004 - October 2008)
  • Associate Professor of Marketing, University of Nebraska at Kearney (August 2003 - August 2008)
  • Assistant Professor of Marketing, University of Nebraska at Kearney (August 2001 - August 2003)
  • Assistant Professor Marketing & Faculty Liaison - Golf Management Programs, Arizona State University, Morrison School of Agribusiness & Resource Management (1998-2001)
  • Assistant Professor and Graduate Faculty Member, Chadron State College, Department of Business & Economics (1997 - 1998)
  • Instructor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Business Administration, Department of Marketing (1994 - 1997)
  • Adjunct Instructor, Seward County Community College (1989 - 1991)

Professional/Managerial

  • Brand Marketer, Sathers, Inc. (1993 - 1994)
  • Graduate Market Researcher, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Industrial Agricultural Products Center (1992 - 1993)
  • Wholesale Grocery Buyer-Merchandiser, Nash Finch Company (1987 - 1992)