School of Business

Marketing Faculty and Staff

Dr. Nanette Philibert, SPHR, GPHR

Dr. Nanette Philibert, SPHR, GPHRDr. Nanette Philibert, SPHR, GPHR specializes in Human Resource Management and Training and Development.  Dr. Philibert began her instructional career at the University of North Texas.  Prior to teaching, Dr. Philibert worked as a Director of Human Resources and also has extensive background in military training and development. Her current research interests include performance improvement, leadership, and human resource development.  Dr. Philibert has been recognized by MSSU's Plaster School of Business (PSB) for the Scholarship Performance Award (2007, 2008) and the Service Award (2009 and 2010).

Courses: Organizational Behavior, Fundamentals of Organizational Management, Human Resource Management, Compensation and Benefits, and Employee Training and Development

Degrees: PhD,  Applied Technology & Performance Improvement, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, 2005

                  Master of Education, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas, 1995

                  Bachelor of Science in Comparative Studies-University of the State of New York, Albany, New York 1991

                  Chair, Department of Management, Marketing, and International Business

Associate Professor of Management

Plaster Hall Office 309L

417-625-9868  |

Dr. E. Scott Cragin

Dr. E. Scott Cragin

Dr. Cragin began teaching at the Plaster School of Business in 1989.Prior to teaching he began his career with Amoco Oil Company (now BP). He worked as a mechanical engineer in their Chicago office for four years before going back for his MBA at Northwestern University. Upon graduation from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Dr. Cragin took a management development position with Criton Technologies (now Esterline) and had stints in Seattle, Long Island, and Joplin.

Dr. Cragin has served on many university committees including Faculty Senate (three years on Executive Committee), Assessment Advisory Committee, Distance Learning Committee, Core Curriculum Review Subcommittee, Academic Policies Committee, Shared Governance Taskforce, Integrated Marketing Committee, and Budget Advisory Committee. Dr. Cragin has also served on numerous committees in the PSB and is currently co-champion for ACBSP accreditation.

Dr. Cragin has advised a number of student organizations including Phi Beta Lambda and Delta Epsilon Chi (now Collegiate DECA). He currently advises the Secular Student Alliance at MSSU and Sigma Pi Fraternity. He is a member of the American Marketing Association and the Academy of Marketing Science. He has received a number of awards including National Delta Epsilon Chi Adviser of the Year and two Service Performance Awards from the PSB.

Courses: Principles of Marketing, Marketing Strategy, and Strategic Management

Degrees:  PhD, Oklahoma State, Stillwater, Oklahoma

                   Master of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

                   Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Indiana

Professor of Marketing

Plaster Hall Office 309J

417-625-9609  |

Stu Dunlop

Stu Dunlop

Stu Dunlop serves as the PBL/CDECA Sponsor and Marketing Internship coordinator.  In addition, Dunlop works with the Heartland Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) to provide outreach programs and informational seminars.

Dunlop has over 15 years experience in teaching and began his instructional career at Drury University as an adjunct in the communications department.  Prior to teaching, he held various positions in private industry serving as vice president of marketing and department head.  For the past 10 years, Dunlop has operated a sales and marketing consulting business focused on sales and marketing programs, and franchise start-ups. His clients have included Andy Williams Moon River Theatre, The Mail It Store, Doggie Spas of America, National Mills, and Big Smith Jeans.

Courses: Principles of Marketing, Retailing, Professional Sales & Sales Management, Internet Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communications

Degrees:  MBA, Southwest Missouri State University (Missouri State University), 1980

                    Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management with minor in Civil Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla (Missouri S&T), 1976

Instructor of Marketing

Plaster Hall Office 309F

417-625-9702  |

Dr. Thomas Schmidt

Dr. Thomas Schmidt

Dr. Schmidt has over 20 years of experience in teaching. Starting in 1999, he served as an Assistant/Associate Professor at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. Before his teaching career, he worked in his family’s billiard business, A.E. Schmidt Company of St. Louis, Dr. Schmidt’s hometown. He started and managed a home recreation business in Springfield, MO and was a territory manager for Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals for 12 years.

Prior to coming to MSSU, Dr. Schmidt was a member of the Warren County Economic Development Board, an Indianola, IA Park Commissioner, a Director of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry Foundation Board and the vice-president of the Board of Directors for Leadership Iowa University.

He currently serves as a MSSU Faculty Senator and is a member of the Senates Executive Committee, he also serves on the Promotion committee, is a member of MSSU’s Institutional Review Board and is the coordinator of the Plaster School of Business Undergraduate Research Competition

Courses: Principles of Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Research, Marketing Strategy and Strategic Management

Degrees: PhD, St. Louis University

                   MBA,  Drury University

                   Bachelor of Arts, Drury University

Associate Professor of Marketing

Plaster Hall Office 309O

417-625-3544  |

Tanya Yantis

Instructor of Marketing

Plaster Hall Office 307B

417-625-6751 |