Division of Business Faculty and Staff

School of Professional Studies

Division of Business Faculty

Dr. David Hawkins, Chair

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

EDUCATION:

2013 Ph. D. in Marketing, Northcentral University, Prescott, AZ

1997 M.B.A. Marketing, Dallas Baptist University

1987 M.A. Theology, Abilene Christian University

1982 B.A. Biblical Studies, Abilene Christian University

LICENSURE:

Licensed Child Care Director (Durable)

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Child Care Licensing

TEACHING COMPETENCIES:

  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Management
  • General Business

RESEARCH INTEREST:

Entrepreneurship with emphasis upon successful women in entrepreneurship.  Business strategic positioning in volatile environments.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Small business owner 25+ years. 
  • Recipient of Texas Department of Family and Protective Services for work dedicated to low-income and at risk children. 
  • Expert witness for civil and criminal cases involving injuries to children.
  • Marketing Chair – University of Phoenix, Dallas campus
  • Division of Business Chair - Northwestern Oklahoma State University
  • Board Member – Northwest Oklahoma CASA
  • Past President & Current Board Member – Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra

 

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

EDUCATION:

2014 Ph.D. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management

(Formerly) University of Texas Pan American, currently UTRGV

2003 Masters in Business Administration

(Formerly) University of Texas Pan American, currently UTRGV

2000 Masters in Professional Accounting

University of Texas at Austin

1996 Bachelor of Science in Accounting

University of the West Indies, Mona Campus

TEACHING COMPETENCIES:

  • Management
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • General Business

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY INTERESTS:

Management, Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship and Leadership

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Combined three years’ experience at a big four accounting firm
  • Over three years’ experience working in accounting at a university
  • One conference research award for an academic conference in Dallas, Texas
  • Four refereed journal publications
  • Five conference presentations
  • Three years’ experience as an adjunct lecturer at the university level
  • Four and a half years’ experience full time teaching at the university level
  • Honorary Delta Mu Delta member
  • Faculty advisor for the Rangers Business Club

 

Dr. Jerry Gustafson

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

EDUCATION:

Kansas State University (2010-2011) (18 graduate semester hours)

       Financial Planning Graduate Certificate (G.P.A. = 4.0)

Oklahoma State University Graduate Studies in Computer Science (G.P.A. = 4.0)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1980-1984) Ph.D. in Mathematics Education (G.P.A. = 4.0);

University of Nebraska-Omaha (1976-1979) M.A.T. In Mathematics Education (G.P.A. = 3.9);

University of Northern Iowa-Cedar Falls (1968-1972) B.A. In Mathematics and Education 

       (G.P.A. = 3.7) Summa Cum Laude.

LICENSURE:

Registered Level IV Stock Options Trader

First came to NWOSU in fall of 1998.

TEACHING COMPETENCIES:

  • Investments
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
  • Personal Finance

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  • Business Math

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES:

Complex Stock Options Trading Strategies

Trend Following Investment Systems

Numerous presentations/papers at national and international business conferences

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Owner of Love Wedding Photography
  • Owner of Gustafson Rental Properties
  • President of Bestboots.com
  • Registered Stock Options Trader
  • Taught all high school mathematics courses for 12 years
  • Professor of Mathematics for 14 years
  • Professor of Computer Science for 3 years
  • Professor of E-Commerce for 9 years
  • Professor of Business since 2010

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 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 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

EDUCATION:

2011 Ph.D., Food and Resource Economics, University of Florida
2007 M.S., Finance, University of Florida
2000 B.S., Agricultural Economics and Management, China Agricultural University
1998 B.S., Applied Physics, China Agricultural University

TEACHING COMPETENCIES:

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Survey of Economics
  • Personal Finance
  • Survey of Finance
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Farm Management

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY INTERESTS:

Dr. Zhou concentrates her research in applied economics. Her most recent presentation, "Economic Impact Study: an analysis of the rodeo program on the northwestern region of Oklahoma,” was at the Annual MBAA International in Chicago (2016). She also co-authored research on the international students in "Bridging the Gap: an analysis of the international students' program on Oklahoma". This study was presented in 2013 at the MBAA International Conference in Chicago, IL. Another presentation in Chicago the same year, "Why do we need to invest in art and music? A case study in northwestern Oklahoma region" reflects her interest beyond economics.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Taught at colleges and universities for 10+ years.
  • VP and Program Chair in international organization
  • Faculty advisor for international business student organization
  • Seven conference presentations

 

 

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