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Mary Whitman, DBA

Adjunct Professor in Business and Arts & Sciences


DBA - University of Sarasota
MSW - University of Minnesota
BA - University of Minnesota

Dr. Mary F. Whitman grew up in Minnesota and now resides in Florida.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology with a criminology concentration, and a MSW (Master in Social Work) from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Whitman also holds a DBA (Doctorate of Business Administration) from the University of Sarasota.  She has worked in all three sectors (for profit, not for profit and government) and has been a fulltime professor and higher education administrator for the past eighteen years.  Her diverse background includes work in the social work/human services field as well as business in human resources.  Whitman’s research interests include expatriate and repatriate adjustment, motivation, and job satisfaction. She has also worked on research exploring personality factors with both organizational and self-identified expatriates. Her research participants include expatriates and repatriates from around the world.

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