Kathi Tunheim


Assistant Professor and Board of Trustees Endowed Chair in Management and Leadership in Economics and Management

1983-1985 Republic Airlines-Administrator of Employment

1985-1987 Northwest Airlines-Manager of Reservations Sales Training

1987-1992 Carlson Companies-Director of Training and Development

1992-1998 American Express Financial Advisors-Director of Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness

1998-present Tunheim Leadership Group-Principal

2008-present Gustavus Adolphus College-Assistant Professor of Management


B.A. Speech-Communication and Spanish, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN; M.A. Communication, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI; Ph.D. Human Resource Development, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Courses Taught


E/M-261 (Organizational Behavior) and E/M-350 (Human Resource Management)

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
E/M-261Organizational Behavior262013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, 2008/FA, 2008/SP, and 2007/FA
E/M-350Human Resource Management122013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, 2008/FA, 2008/SP, and 2007/FA
E/M-268Career Exploration32009/JN and 2008/JN