Professor in the Department of Business Administration and Economics
Dr. Dave Mitchell, professor of business administration and economics, has been teaching at Dakota Wesleyan since 1972. He earned his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and Master of Industrial Engineering degrees from Cornell University, and a Master of Theology degree and Ph.D. from Boston University. Prior to Dakota Wesleyan, Mitchell was a systems analyst for Procter and Gamble and taught at Boston University. He has received both the Sears Award and Clarke Award for Teaching Excellence. His scholarly activities have focused on policy analysis and public presentations relating local and national public issues. Beyond DWU, Mitchell has been an active leader in the United Methodist Church and in local political and community activities.