Dennis Bolen

Dennis Bolen

Dr. Dennis Bolen, C.P.A., C.M.A.
Assistant Professor

605.274.5308
dennis.bolen@augie.edu

B.M.E., Dakota Wesleyan University, 1974
MBA, University of South Dakota, 1984
Ph.D., University of North Dakota,2000

Dennis Bolen is from South Dakota but after a few years as a high school teacher, he embarked for North Dakota to be a bank loan officer. He returned to South Dakota to work in several advanced business positions while obtaining his MBA. His work at Augustana has included teaching a variety of courses, finishing his Ph.D., starting a medical market research business, being involved in several not-for-profits and teaching graduate courses for the University of Minnesota-Marshall . His current teaching involves upper-level accounting courses and finance courses while continuing research in financial valuation.

Business Eperience

  • Treasurer & partner in QEI, a medical market research firm in Chicago
  • Controllerships in a private business and state higher education
  • Business manager for a college
  • Bank lending officer

Professional Involvement

  • American Society of Business and Behavioral Science, In the Eyes of the Beholder: Reactions from Business Alums on the Perceived Value of the Introductory Finance Class
  • Bush Conference, A Longitudinal Survey of General Education at UND
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Business Alumni and Business Faculty Perceptions of Graduates' Finance Capabilities: A Study of Selected Small Private Colleges in the Upper Midwest
  • Assisting editor for Accounting Principles, Weygandt, Kieso, Kell, Wiley Publishing