Matt Bluem is the Director of the Master of Arts in International Development Program and the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management Program at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. He is also an adjunct Assistant Professor, teaching business and marketing courses at Saint Mary’s since 2008. Prior to Saint Mary’s, Bluem worked in both the banking and the non-profit sectors, most recently with a non-governmental organization (NGO) with operations in over a dozen countries.
Bluem received his B.A. degree in Global Studies from the University of Minnesota and his M.B.A. from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. He is currently working on his Ph.D. in International Development from the University of Southern Mississippi. His research interests include social entrepreneurship and the role of NGOs in development. A lifelong traveler, Bluem has visited over 20 countries and has taught in Mexico, the Czech Republic. and Turkey.