Nik Butz, Ph.D.

Nik Butz
Assistant Professor of Business
406 CPS

Courses Taught

  • BUS 752: Data Mining Methods for Business Leaders
  • BUS 750: Applied Data Analytics in Business Leadership
  • DS 700: Foundations of Data Science
  • BUS 326: Organizational Theory
  • BUS 327: Managing Global Organizations
  • BUS 370: Management Information Systems
  • BUS 375: Advanced Spreadsheet Applications


  • Ph.D., University of North Dakota
    • Business Admin. for Teaching & Learning in Higher Ed.
  • M.B.A., University of North Dakota
    • Strategic Management and Emerging Markets
  • B.S., Dickinson State University
    • Secondary Business Education


Teaching Experience:

  • Assistant Professor: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (August 2016-Present)
  • Instructor - University of North Dakota
Research Interests:
  • Technology Use within Organizational Contexts
  • Strategic Management and Decision Making
  • Organizational Design and Innovation

Select Publications


  • Faculty Adviser, UWSP Ski and Snowboard Club (November 2017-Present)
  • Co-Director of Academics, B.S. in Data Analytics program (January 2017-Present)
  • Faculty Mentor, Honors Intern Program (September 2016-Present)
  • Ignite Portage County (August 2016-Present)
  • Portage County Business Council (August 2016-Present)

Fun Fact

Nik holds dual citizenship with the United States and Germany.