Division of Business Faculty and Staff

School of Professional Studies

Division of Business Faculty

Pictured above are the men and women who make up the faculty and staff of the Division of Business. Pictured from left to right are ...

Dr. David Hawkins, Chair

Dr. W. David HawkinsDR. W. DAVID HAWKINS
Ryerson Family Endowed Chair in Business II
Professor of Business
Jesse Dunn 222-Alva
(580) 327-8440
wdhawkins@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

 

Dr. Ralph Bourret

DR. RALPH BOURRETDr. Ralph Bourret
Associate Professor of Business
Jesse Dunn 201C-Alva
(580) 327-8504
rebourret@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

 

Dr. James Breyley

DR. JAMES BREYLEY, JR.
Professor of Business
Northwestern Enid 112
(580) 213-3158
jkbreyley@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

 

Dr. Roger Brown

DR. ROGER BROWN
Assistant Professor of Business
Jesse Dunn 201B-Alva
(580) 327-8509
rsbrown@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

 

Dr. Jerry Gustafson

DR. JERRY GUSTAFSON
Professor of Business
Northwestern Enid 112
(580) 213-3184
jjgustafson@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Dr. Joseph Nnanna

DR. U. JOSEPH NNANNA
Associate Professor of Business
Northwestern Enid 114
(580) 213-3132
ujnnanna@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATION:

2016 M.A., Economics     University of Oklahoma
2011 D.B.A., Management (Corporate Governance) Argosy University
2007 M.B.A., Accounting Florida Metropolitan University
2005 B.B.A., Accounting Southwestern Oklahoma State University

TEACHING COMPETENCIES:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Management Controls
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Survey of Economics
  • Corporate Governance

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY INTERESTS:

Topics of research that Dr. Nnanna pursues include governance and independence in banking, change management, and topics involving globalization and international commerce. In 2017, Dr. Nnanna published an article in Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies on, “An Evaluation of Alternative Approaches to the Application of Cash Reserve Requirements in Nigeria”. Dr. Nnanna co-authored a study on programs for international students in Oklahoma universities. This study was presented in 2013 at the MBAA International Conference in Chicago, IL. By Dr. Nnanna and NWOSU colleague, Dr. Zhou. Furthermore, Dr. Nnanna has published articles in the journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign trade studies, journal of public policy and governance, journal of social economics and the international journal of business, economics and management to name few. Dr. Nnanna has served as moderator during the MBAA/BSG conferences.

Professionally qualified to teach:

  • Accounting
  • Economics

CAREER HIGHIGHTS:

10 refereed journal publications, 5 conference presentations, and 5 academic panel discussions.

Selected Publications

Ohuche, K.F. and Nnanna, U.J. (2017) An Evaluation of Alternative Approaches to the Application of Cash Reserve Requirements in Nigeria. Submitted to Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies (Accepted)

Nnanna, U.J. (2015). Is China’s Investment in Africa good for the Nigerian Economy? Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies vol. 8 issue (1) 44-48

Nnanna, U.J., and Brown, R. (2015). Strategies Employed by SME’s in the Developing World: Evidence from Nigeria. Submitted to Vision: The Journal of Business Perspective

Nnanna, U.J. (2014). An Analysis of Corporate Governance in the Nigerian Banking industry: The role of ethics. Journal of Social Economics (Accepted)

Nnanna, U.J. (2014). Gaining Trust after the Financial Crisis in the Nigerian Economy: A Conceptual Framework. International Journal of Business, Economics and Management (Accepted)

Dr. Steven Palmer

Dr. Steve PalmerDR. STEVEN PALMER
Ryerson Family Endowed Chair in Business
Professor of Business
Jesse Dunn 214-Alva
(580) 327-8507
scpalmer@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATION:

1980  J.D., Creighton University
1991  M.B.A., Creighton University
1977  B.A. in Political Science, Creighton University

LICENSURE:

Licensed to practice law in Nebraska, U.S. District Courts Nebraska and Southern Iowa, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.  Licenses to practice law in Iowa and Ohio are inactive.

First came to NWOSU in the fall of 2009.

TEACHING COMPETENCIES:

Academically qualified to teach:

  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Law
  • Ethics
  • General Business

Professionally qualified to teach:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY INTERESTS:

Constitutional Law, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Ethics, Pedagogy

CAREER HIGHIGHTS:

  • Practiced law – 35+ years
  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate business courses since 1987
  • Member all three national Business honor societies
  • Five best paper awards from academic business societies

17 refereed journal publications, 20 refereed proceedings publications, 60 conference presentations, and 12 academic panel discussions.

Dr. John Stockmyer

DR. JOHN STOCKMYER
Associate Professor of Business
Northwestern Enid 112
(580) 213-3183
jlstockmyer@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

 

Ms. Jana Walker

Jana WalkerMS. JANA WALKER, CPA
Instructor in Business
Jesse Dunn 220-Alva
Office 138-Woodward
(580) 254-2530
jawalker@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATION:

2014 M.S. Agriculture Economics, Oklahoma State University
2012 B.S., Accounting, Northwestern Oklahoma State University

LICENSURE:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Oklahoma Accountancy Board License # 17593

First came to NWOSU in the fall of 2017.

TEACHING COMPETENCIES

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Survey of Accounting
  • Business Math

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES:

Co-author, “Valuing the Cooperative Firm.” The Cooperative Accountant. Summer 2016, Pages 2-13

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2016 Trailblazer awarded by the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants, January 2016
  • Outstanding Accounting Student of the Year awarded by the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants, May 2012
  • Conference Speaker, NCERA-210 Annual Meeting, “Valuing the Cooperative Firm Based on Discounted Cash Flows” Minneapolis, MN, November 5, 2014.
  • Conference Speaker, Bill Fitzwater Cooperative Symposium, “The True Value of the Cooperative Firm” Midwest City, OK, October 27, 2015.
  • Member of the American Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants and committee member of the Liaison with Educational Institutions. 

Dr. Wei Zhou

DR. WEI ZHOU
Associate Professor of Business
Jesse Dunn 227A-Alva
(580) 327-8505
wzhou@nwosu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

 

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