Brandt, Dorothy

Dorothy Brandt

Brazosport College

Social Sciences and Education

Department Head, Management/Supervision


Office Location:J-208



In August 2004, Dorothy Brandt, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, became department chair and associate professor of Brazosport College's new Bachelor of Applied Technology degree program.  Dorothy has a B.S. – Accounting , an MBA, a M.S.-Logistics Management, and a Ph.D. – Organization and Management.  Dorothy also completed a one-year graduate Online Teaching Certificate program through UCLA.  Dorothy has nineteen years’ experience teaching college business and accounting courses, including ten years developing and delivering distance courses to students seeking degrees as well as those upgrading job skills.  She was Chair of the Business Faculty at the University of Alaska Southeast (1996-2000) and accounting faculty at Everett Community College north of Seattle (2000-2004).  Dr. Brandt has received many awards for outstanding teaching and service.  Prior to embarking on a full-time teaching career (from 1982 to 1996), Dorothy held various accounting and auditing supervisory and management positions, including accounting and auditing supervisor for the former U S West, Inc. (now Qwest) in Seattle, Auditing Manager for Citizens Utilities Company in California, Accounting Supervisor for a subsidiary of GE Capital in Seattle, and Accounting Manager for the City of Ketchikan, Alaska.  Dorothy, her husband Geoff, and their Schipperke Sam (a dog) love to sail.  Since their home is located on the Gulf of Mexico, they often explore nearby coastal areas in their sailboat. 


Ph.D. - Organization & Management, Capella University (2003)
M.S.-Logistics Management, Florida Institute of Technology (2006)
MBA, City University (1989)
Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching, UCLA-San Diego (2000)
B.S.-Accounting, Central Washington University (1985)
A.A.-Business Transfer, Highline Community College (1983)


October 2004:  Presentation of paper to IBAM (Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management) at Annual Conference in Providence, Rhode Island.  Title:  Differences in Goal Orientations and Competitive Attitudes: An Analysis by Generation, Gender, Race/Cultural Background, and Family Life Cycle.

March 2007:  Presentation at CCBA (Community College Baccalaureate Association).  Title:  The Brazosport College Bachelor of Applied Technology: Lesson Learned.


Awards & Honors

NISOD Teacher of Excellence Award (Brazosport college, 2008)

Annual Team Innovation Award (Brazosport College, 2007)

Conferred Senior Faculty Status in recognition of 10 consecutive terms of outstanding student ratings (Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University, 2007)

Annual Instructional Excellence Award for highest graduate school student ratings (Ellis College of the New York Institute of Technology, 2007)

You Made a Difference Award, based upon graduate feedback (Everett Community College [EvCC] , 2004).

Advancing the Dream Award from Central Washington University School of Business, awarded annually to one business community college faculty in Washington State for exemplary efforts in preparing students for transfer (EvCC, 2004)

George Shuh Outstanding Faculty Award  (EvCC, 2002).

Student Council Outstanding Teacher Award  (University of Alaska Southeast, 1999)

Who's Who Among America's Teachers (1998)

Advisory Council Award for Outstanding Service (University of Alaska Southeast, 1998 and 2000).