Kimberly Folkers

Associate Professor of Marketing

Office: WBC 106

(319) 352-8424

kimberly.folkers@wartburg.edu

More about Kimberly Folkers

B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.I.M., College of St. Thomas

Professional History:
7 years as a practitioner in the insurance industry
25 years marketing professor – Wartburg

Awards, Recognition, Committee Work:
Co-Director, Global and Multicultural Studies, Wartburg, 1995-2006
Department Chair, Business Administration and Economics, 2008-2014
Spirit of Student Life Award, 2014
Wartburg West Committee – ongoing
Wartburg Faculty Council; Appointment Rank and Tenure; Faculty Development; Leadership Committee

Board Memberships
• First National Bank of Waverly, 1998 to present
• Augsburg Fortress Publishing. 1999 to 2007
• Bremer County Compensation Board, 1990 to present

Family/Hobbies:
Spouse – Bruce Ecker
3 dogs!
Golden Retriever Rescue
Bicycling
AAUW Book Club
Kayaking

Favorite Thing about Wartburg:
My favorite thing about working with Wartburg students is their commitment to learning and the overall Wartburg experience. They are diligent about their studies and passionate about their involvement in a number of activities beyond the classroom.

Research Interests:
Client-based projects in courses
Presentations/papers on teaching pedagogies, business in the liberal arts

Courses Taught:
Principles of Marketing
Consumer Behavior
Advertising and Promotion
International Marketing
Multinational Management
Marketing Research
Trends in Marketing