Marvee

Since I was an online student myself, I think about the student point of view in regards to online presence, clear and concise directions, time commitment, and online personality.

Marvee Marr, DBA

Faculty

Biography

Dr. Marr is the Program Chair of the Bachelor of Arts in International Business and Full Professor in the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University. She received a Doctor of Business Administration in International Business from Argosy University, a Master of Fine Arts in Combined Writing from Columbia College, a Master of Business Administration with a Human Resources concentration from Inter American University, and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Communications and Women Studies from University of Missouri. Dr. Marr has been teaching in higher education for almost two decades. Before coming to Ashford, she served as an Assistant Professor for University of Wisconsin and City University of Seattle-Europe.

Dr. Marr has a background in corporate human resources, over seven years’ experience in the hospitality industry, and still works as a consultant and a trainer. She says, “Since I was an online student myself, I think about the student point of view in regards to online presence, clear and concise directions, time commitment and online personality. My favorite aspect of teaching is being able to help a student understand a difficult concept or idea; I love when I can see the light bulb go on in their eyes.” Originally from Chicago, IL, Dr. Marr has lived in eleven different countries and now resides in San Diego, CA.

Asongu, J., Ho C., & Marr, M. (Eds.). (2007). Doing business abroad: A Handbook for expatriates. Greenview Publishing

Company.

Dissertation (2011): Corporate responsibility of US multinational corporations conducting business in Slovakia.

MBAA Conference (2013, March).  Chicago, IL. Panel Discussion Participant. Global corporate social responsibility.

Wisconsin Women’s Studies LGBTQ Conference (2013, October). Contributing Author. The top ten percent.

MBAA Conference (2014, March).  Chicago, IL. Co-Presenter. The top ten percent.

CHRIE Mini-Conference, (June, 2014). Bulle, Switzerland. Presenter. Teaching in the Online Environment.

Marr, M. (2014, January 1). Retention and Reality in the Hospitality Industry

Karsten, M., Brooke, W., & Marr, M. (2014). The Top Four Percent: An Exploratory Study of Women Leading Fortune

1000 Firms. Journal of Business Diversity, 14(1), 59-73.

Marr, M (2015, May 14-15) The Corporate Social Responsibility of MNCs in Eastern Europe 2nd Global Conference on International Human Resource Management to be held at the Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pennsylvania

Marr, M (June, 2015) Mentoring Online Faculty. CHRIE Mini-Conference, held at Glion in Bulle, Switzerland.

Karsten, M. F., & Marr, M. (2016). Gender, race, and ethnicity in the workplace: Emerging issues and enduring challenges.

ABSEL Conference. (March, 2106). New Orleans, LA. Co-Presenter. Creating and maintaining a virtual club.

The Learner Conference. (July, 2016). Vancouver, BC, Canada. Presenter.  Creating and maintaining a virtual club

AIB Conference. (January, 2017). San Jose, CA. Participant.

ATD Conference. (May, 2017).  Recruiter and Participant.

NAFSA Conference. (May, 2017).  Participant.

Diversity Conference (July, 2017). Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Co-Presenter. The Impact of Gender on International Assignment Selection and Organizational Effectiveness: Women's Quest for Expatriate Equality.

Education

Degree
Doctor of Business Administration in International Business
Institution
Argosy University
Degree
Master of Fine Arts in Combined Writing
Institution
Columbia College
Degree
Master of Business Administration
Institution
InterAmerican University
Degree
Bachelor of Arts in Communications
Institution
University of Missouri
Degree
Bachelor of Arts in Women Studies
Institution
University of Missouri

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