Darlene Bay holds a PhD in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from Washington State University, a MAcc from the University of Montana, and a BA in Russian Language from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

She started her career in academics at the University of Maine. In 2004, Bay began teaching at Goodman School of Business as an Associate Professor and became Professor in 2014. She teaches financial and managerial accounting courses in the undergraduate and graduate level.

At Goodman, Bay has been a member of the research ethics board, the Dean’s Advisory Committee, and the programming committees for the undergraduate and MSc programs. She has periodically reviewed for the Journal of Business Ethics, Canadian Academic Accounting Association, International Journal of Business Information Systems, and Behavioral Research in Accounting.

She has been the recipient of the Howard Teall Award for Innovation in Accounting Pedagogy, the Undergraduate and Graduate Professor of the Year, and listed as one of the top 100 most productive researchers in business and management by Decision Sciences.