Lucie S. Kelly Mentor Award Recipient
Bessie L. Marquis, RN, MSN
Bessie Marquis, RN, MSN, is Professor Emeritus at California State University, Chico. Prior to joining the faculty, she worked as a clinical and administrative nurse. During two decades of academic teaching Marquis taught leadership and management to undergraduate and graduate students; served on numerous thesis committees; was named Outstanding Teacher at the University; authored and co-authored numerous books, articles and research grants; co-developed the Marquis-Huston Model of Critical Thinking; and was a successful researcher.