Dr. Mary DuBois

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Office: Decker Hall 128

Phone: (218) 755-3713

Box #: 30

Email: mdubois@bemidjistate.edu

Degrees

  • Ed.D. –  Educational Administration (Adult and Higher Education) – University Of South Dakota – Degree awarded December 21, 1990
  • MBA – University of Minnesota – Duluth, Minnesota – Degree awarded April 30, 1985
  • BACHELOR OF ACCOUNTING – University of Minnesota – Duluth, Minnesota –  Degree awarded: November 20, 1981
  • THE INTERNATIONAL CHAIR ACADEMY – ACADEMY FOR LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT – Phoenix, Arizona – Certificate of Completion: – 1994
  • HARVARD UNIVERSITY – Summer Institute on College Admissions – 1986

Teaching

I primarily teach Principles of Accounting I and II, and Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting.

In the past I have taught in the Business Administration Department, and concentrated on Investments, Global Finance, and Principles of Real Estate.

Teaching Experience

  • 2013 to the present: Assistant Professor , Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota
  • 2012 – 2013: Accounting Instructor, Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
  • 2010 – 2012: Assistant Professor, Business Administration Department, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota
  • 1997 – 1998: Accounting and Economics Instructor, Lake Superior College, Duluth, Minnesota
  • 1985 – 1987: Accounting Instructor, Mesabi Community College, Virginia, Minnesota
  • 1981 – 1982: Accounting Instructor, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota

Recent Work

Papers Presented
  • “Performance Evaluation, and Promotion Criteria: Perceptions of Faculty in Promotion Decisions ,” co-presenter, North American Management Society,  MBAA International Conference, Chicago, IL, March 2014
  • “From Cacti to Casino Carpet: How place shapes your thinking, your writing, and your characters.” Writers Series, Ely, Minnesota, May  2014
  • “Building Learning Communities Utilizing Team Based Learning in an Online Environment,” co-presenter, North American Management Society, MBAA International Conference, Chicago, IL, March 28-30, 2012
Publications
Academic Papers:
  • “Building Learning Communities Utilizing Team Based Learning in an Online Environment,” Journal of the North American Management Society, Co-author, Fall 2012.
  • Doctorate Thesis on faculty job satisfaction and management styles of deans
  • Master’s Thesis on participatory management styles and job satisfaction of word processing employees
Fiction: (Written as Bernie DuBois)
  • Game Over, 2011, Winner,  IPPY (Independent Publisher Awards) Bronze Medal, online fiction
Children’s books: (Written as Mary Koski)
  • Impatient Pamela Calls 9-1-1, Winner, National Parenting Center’s Seal of Approval, now in four languages
  • Impatient Pamela Asks: Why Are My Feet So Huge?  Winner, Children’s Choices 2000
  • Impatient Pamela Wants A Bigger Family, Winner, National Parenting Center’s Seal of Approval
  • Color, Color, Where Are You, Color? Winner, Writer’s Notes 2005 selection, now in three languages

Other Information

Awards, honors, and recognitions
  • Game Over, Arizona Authors Association, First Prize, Published Fiction, 2011 Literary Contest
  • Game Over, 2011 Hollywood Book Festival, Honorable Mention, General Fiction
Prior experience not in education
  • December, 1998 – Present : PRESIDENT, Trellis Publishing Inc., New York Mills, Minnesota (Serve as president of an independent publishing house)
  • June, 2006 – July, 2010: PROVOST, Vermilion Community College (Served as Chief Executive Officer and Academic Dean, Managed the $15 Million dollar college operations budget )
  • March, 2005 – June, 2006: DEAN OF ACADEMICS AND STUDENT SERVICES, Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Wadena ( Served as academic officer for 35 full-time and 40 part-time faculty)
  • July, 1999 – December, 2001:DIRECTOR, Lake Superior College Foundation, 2101 Trinity Road, Duluth, Minnesota (Administered and planned fund raising for the Foundation)
  • October 1992 to June, 1995: DIRECTOR, EXECUTIVE DEAN, Duluth Community College, Duluth, Minnesota (Administered and managed all aspects of the Merger with  Duluth Technical College)
Professional Memberships
  • Board Member:  Madhatters, Inc., Wadena, Minnesota
  • Recent Board Member: The Cultural Center, New York Mills, Minnesota
  • Independent Book Publishers Association