• Dr. Debora Dragseth is an associate professor of business at Dickinson State University

• Dr. Dragseth is an active speaker and an award-winning writer. She has collaborated with PBS’s Paul Solman and Boomtown USA author, Jack Schultz. Debora co-wrote a chapter on Generation Y with Senator George McGovern in his recent book on Social Security.

• Her book, Should I Stay or Should I Go? a study of the outmigration of North Dakota’s college graduates, was published in 2008.

• Dragseth also writes for several business magazines throughout the region. She has won many state awards for her business writing. In the fall of 2009 she was given a national first place award for her work from one of the largest press organizations in the United States, the National Federation of Press Women.

Read the NFPW Award winning article here:

• Debora trains and develops leadership curriculum for CHS, Inc., a Fortune 100 company and one of the largest cooperatives in the world.

• Her research interests include Generation Y, outmigration and entrepreneurship.

• Debora has served as CEO of Able, Inc., one of Dickinson’s largest employers.

• Debora has served as president of the Dickinson Public School Foundation Board.

• She is the 2009-2010 president of Dickinson State University’s Faculty Senate.

• Debora has been given Dickinson State University’s highest faculty award, the Distinguished Teacher of the Year. Debora was the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce’s Teacher of the Year for 2008. She has been elected president of DSU’s Faculty Senate three times. She has also been named the student-elected Outstanding Faculty.

• Debora has an MBA from the University of South Dakota and received her Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska.