Department of Marketing and Management
Dr. Stephen Bushart
Professor of Management
Department: Department of Management & Marketing
Building: BUS 116
D.B.A Mississippi State University
M.B.A University of South Carolina
B.S. University of South Carolina
Teaching and Research Interests
Professor Bushardt’s primary teaching interest is in the area of Organizational Behavior with an emphasis on critical thinking within a global environment. His research and publications have focused on organizational culture, organizational effectiveness, behaviorism, sociobiology and mentoring.
Professor Bushardt assumed the responsibilities as the Department Chair of Management and Marketing at The University of Texas at Tyler in the summer of 2010. Prior to his arrival he was a faculty member of Spring Hill College, The University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi State University and St. Andrews Presbyterian College. During his career he has served as Director of Graduate Programs, Chair of the Department of Management and Management Information and Professor of Management. Dr. Bushardt is Emeritus Professor of Management at The University of Southern Mississippi.
He has been the recipient of several teaching and research awards during his thirty-two year career in academia. His research has appeared in the publications of Human Relations, Group and Organizational Studies, Journal of Management History, Health Care Management Review, Journal of Organizational Culture, Communication and Conflict, Business Horizons and others. Born and raised in South Carolina he embraces his new life as a Texan.