Thomas Cline Ph.D.

Professor, Business Administration
  • Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
  • M.B.A., University of Virginia
  • B.S., University of Virginia
  • Consumer Psychology
  • Marketing Psychometrics
About Thomas Cline Ph.D.

Dr. Thomas Cline is professor of business and statistics in the Alex G. McKenna School at Saint Vincent College and consultant for statistical methods at the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and Robert Morris University.  Dr. Cline is a recipient of the International Teaching Excellence Award from the Association of College Business Schools and Programs.  He earned a Ph.D. at the University of Cincinnati, an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School and a B.S. from UVA.  

Dr. Cline is co-author of two text books:  Consumer Behavior (2nd Ed., 2015) and Consumer Behavior:  Science and Practice. Florence, KY:  Cengage Learning (2012), both published by Cengage with Frank R. Kardes and Maria L. Cronley.  Dr. Cline has also published numerous articles in academic journals, including the Journal of Advertising, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Marketing Communications, and Psychology & Marketing. 

Dr. Cline’s recent research has been published in health care journals, including the Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Urologic Nursing, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, Clinical Simulation in Nursing, Journal of Nursing Informatics, Anesthesia Journal, Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Nurse Education in Practice, Quality Management Health Care, Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and Journal of Women’s Health

Dr. Cline is widely cited in the popular press, including USA Today, Psychology Today, CBS News, The LA Times, MSNBC, and The Washington Times.  He is a frequent contributor to the American Psychological Association, the American Marketing Association, and the Society for Consumer Psychology.  Dr. Cline serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Advertising and the American Academy of Advertising. 

Dr. Cline won the Pennsylvania State Golf Championship in 1979 and earned a four-year golf scholarship to UVA.  He serves as Saint Vincent’s head coach for the men’s and women’s golf teams, hosted at Arnold Palmer’s Latrobe Country Club.  
Phone 724-805-2272
Office Location
Aurelis Hall, Room 219
Courses Taught
  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Marketing Research
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Statistics I
  • Statistics II
  • Strategic Marketing