­ James Ondracek, PhD

Professor, tenured

Office: Main 318
Email: james.ondracek@minotstateu.edu
Phone: (701) 858-3571
Fax #: (701) 858-3127

Office Hours: Spring 2024

Monday N/A
Tuesday 12:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Wednesday N/A
Thursday 12:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Friday N/A

To schedule a virtual office hour appointment during Fall or Spring, please do so using Starfish. To schedule an appointment during summer, please email Dr. Ondracek. 

To schedule an appointment in Starfish

  1. Access Starfish from either a. Your mobile device, https://minot.starfishsolutions.com/starfish-ops/support/login.html. b. A computer, by logging into Blackboard - - - select My MISU - - - select Starfish. Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are the recommended browsers.
  2. Under My Success Network, click on your advisor’s name and select Schedule Appointment.
  3. Click the drop-down arrow on the right side. Choose the reason for your visit and select Continue.
  4. The most current appointments are listed. Select the date and time you prefer. If none of the available dates/times work in your schedule, please email your advisor.
  5. Review appointment details.
    1. Change the duration of the appointment, if needed.
    2. Choose a location, if needed.
    3. Enter additional information under Details, if necessary. Click Confirm.
To Cancel an Advising Appointment in Starfish
  1. Log into Starfish.
  2. Click on the main menu (three bars on the left). Choose Upcoming.
  3. Click the three dots at the bottom of the appointment and select Cancel appointment.
  4. Add a message, if necessary, and select Cancel It. Update your Appointment Reminder Preferences Click on the main menu (three bars on the left), then click on the drop-down arrow beside your name, and choose Profile. Set your Reminder Preferences to receive an email reminder on your preferred day and time. 

Academic Degrees:

  • Ph.D. in Strategic Management and International Business
    University of South Carolina
  • MBA: Masters of Business Administration
    California State University-Fresno
  • BS: Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
    Montana State University

James Ondracek holds a Ph.D. in Strategic Management (primary area) and International Business (secondary area) from the University of South Carolina. In addition, he holds an MBA from California State University—Fresno, and a BS in Microbiology from Montana State University. Dr. Ondracek is an active researcher and grant writer. His areas of interest span strategy, international business, and entrepreneurship. Dr. Ondracek has traveled, lived, or worked in over 35 countries.