At the School of Business and Economics, our goal is to educate high-quality students who focus on innovation, new technologies, entrepreneurship, and business development. Our staff and faculty work closely with students, alumni, industry leaders, and business professionals to provide a unique and distinctive career path. We are constantly developing our current programs, as well as offering the Business Development Experience where students gain real life experience while attending Michigan Tech. 

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Heather Knewtson

PhD, Finance, Washington State University

Contact

906-487-2771
knewtson@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor of Finance, School of Business and Economics

Dr. Knewtson earned her Bachelor’s in Actuarial Science from Roosevelt University in 1999, working in industry as a pension actuary. Knewtson earned her Master’s in Applied Economics (2010) and Doctorate in Business Administration – Finance (2011), both from Washington State University. Knewtson’s research focuses on insider trading, with publications in the Financial Analysts . . .

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Heather Knewtson

PhD, Finance, Washington State University

Contact

906-487-2771
knewtson@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor of Finance, School of Business and Economics

Dr. Knewtson earned her Bachelor’s in Actuarial Science from Roosevelt University in 1999, working in industry as a pension actuary. Knewtson earned her Master’s in Applied Economics (2010) and Doctorate in Business Administration – Finance (2011), both from Washington State University. Knewtson’s research focuses on insider trading, with publications in the Financial Analysts . . .

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Mari W. Buche

PhD in Business Administration/Management Information Systems, University of Kansas

Contact

906-487-3440
mwbuche@mtu.edu

Associate Professor of Management Information Systems,

Since joining the School of Business and Economics in 2003, Mari Buche has immersed herself in campus and community life, including actively participating in community service through the Houghton Rotary Club (president 2007-08). She has served as advisor to various student organizations, such as the Houghton-Hancock Rotaract Club, Beta Gamma Sigma . . .