Elizabeth Martin, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Martin
Founding Director, Anderson Classroom to Career Center
Professor of Business, MBA Faculty

128/410 CPS

Courses Taught

  • BUS 480: Management Capstone
  • BUS 780: Wisconsin Leadership Seminar


  • Ph.D., Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, 1994
    • Political Economics
    • Supporting Areas of Emphasis: economics, political science, mathematics, statistics 
    • Dissertation Title: An Informational Theory of Congressional Delegation
  • BA, University of Winnipeg (Canada), 1987
    • Economics (Honours)


Teaching Experience:

  • Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (2001-Present)
  • Instructor, Lakeland College (1999-2000)
  • Instructor, Kirkwood Community College (1997-99)
  • Instructor and Assistant Professor, University of Iowa (1992-97)
Research Interests:
  • Student engagement  
  • Strategy  
  • The effect of politics on business

Select Publications

  • Martin, E.  (2018).  Teaching Critical Thinking Skills:  A Strategic-Management Class Project.  Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 21.
  • Martin, E. (2013). Fostering culture change in an undergraduate business program: “Nudging” students towards greater involvement in extra-curricular activities. American Journal of Business Education, 6(1).
  • Maas, P. & Martin, E. (2009).  Hatching a New Identity:  Market Research Breathes New Life into an Existing Brand. MHS (Marketing Health Services), Spring



  • Director, Student Engagement Program (Smiley Professional Events and Mundt Career-Readiness Program) (2010-present)
  • Adviser, Sharing Joy Club (2020-present)
  • Adviser, Professional Speaking & Leadership Club, affiliated with Toastmasters International (2015-present)
  • Board member, Financial Wellness of Portage County (2017-present)

Fun Fact

Elizabeth never complains about winter in Wisconsin, having grown up in Winnipeg, Canada–a city known for being as cold as Siberia!