Dr. Michael Blum
Professor of Business Administration
Dr. Michael Blum, Professor of Business Administration, obtained his bachelors degree at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. Dr. Blum's graduate studies led to a Masters in Industrial Relations from Iowa State University and Ph.D. in Business Administration from The University of Missouri-Columbia. He teaches management courses, predominantly human resources management, labor management relations and organizational behavior. Dr. Blum has conducted research in the areas of conflict resolution, job search behaviors and others. He and his wife Julie have four children. Much of his time away from work is spent with family members attending a local church, in physical activities at the YMCA and in coaching his children's athletic teams.