Dr. Debra Kerby
Dean, School of Business and Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., Business Administration (Accounting), University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Master of Accounting Science, Northern Illinois University; M. A., Business Education, Truman State University; B.S.E., Business Education, Truman State University.
Dr. Kerby holds CPA certification and is a CMA®. She began teaching undergraduate and graduate accounting courses at Truman in 1982. Dr. Kerby is an advocate of the case method, particularly for upper-level and graduate classes. Her research interests include student learning and assessment, cost management, and case writing. She serves on the boards of the Missouri Rural Enterprise & Innovation Center (Kirksville) and the MOCPA Education Foundation Board. Outside of work, she enjoys walking, swimming, Cardinal baseball, and Bulldog sports.