Dean E. Frost is Professor of Business Administration at Bemidji State University, one of the seven Minnesota State university campus locations.  Formerly, he was a faculty member at the University of Virginia, Duquesne University, Portland State University, and Walden University.  At Bemidji State University Dr. Frost teaches Strategic Management, Business Analytics, Labor and Employment Relations, International Management, and Organizational Behavior.

Dr. Frost has published scholarly work in such fields as Implicit Leadership Theory, Management Development, Emotional Intelligence, Occupational Health Psychology, Financial Decision Making, Social Power, and the Prediction of Leadership Effectiveness.  He has worked on projects for such organizations as Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Seattle Fire Department, Oregon Saw Chain, INTEL, Johnstone Supply, Crown Zellerbach, Newhouse Publications, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

His credentials include a bachelor’s degree from Reed College, a master’s degree from the University of Washington, and doctoral degree from the University of Washington.  He has been a member of the Academy of Management for forty years.  He has served on over fifty thesis and dissertation committees over the years and has over 25 publications, including a book Making Your Own Management Development Plan: Learning in the Workplace (forthcoming from Business Experts Press).


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