College of Aviation Faculty

Adkins, Kevin
Associate Professor
B.S., M.Eng., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Aljaroudi, Ali
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for B.S. in Aerospace and Occupational Safety
M.S., Murray State University
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati-Main Campus

Anderson, Carolina
Associate Professor
B.S., Universidad de los Andes
M.B.A., Ph.D., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Armstrong, Thomas
Assistant Professor
M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Ayers, Francis
Professor
M., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Barry, Randell
Associate Professor
M.S., Ph.D., SUNY at Albany

Beers, Curtis
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Billette, Travis
Assistant Professor
B.S., A., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Bond, Stephen
Assistant Professor
M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Bowyer, Samantha
Associate Professor
M.B.A., Capella University

Brickhouse, Anthony
Associate Professor
B.S., M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Budde, Donovan
Assistant Professor
B.S., South Dakota State University
M.B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University

Bugg, Larry
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.B.A., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
M.S., Texas A & M University-Commerce

Burmester, Lauren
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Burow, Daniel
Assistant Professor
B.S., Valparaiso University
M.S., University of North Dakota
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee

Byrnes, Kenneth
Associate Professor, Assistant Dean, and Chair
B.S., M.B.A., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ph.D., Northcentral University

CRAIG, JEFFREY
Assistant Professor
B.S., United States Naval Academy
M.S., Duquesne University

Chen, Yanbing
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University College Dublin National University of Ireland

Clarke, Lashonda
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Lewis University

Coimbra Mendonca, Flavio Antonio
Assistant Professor
M.S., University of Central Missouri
Ph.D., Purdue University-Main Campus

Cooper, Joshua
Assistant Professor
B.S., Advanced Credit, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Cox, James
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.B.A., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Crouse, Sean
Assistant Professor
M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

D'souza, Godfrey
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Dattel, Andrew
Associate Professor
M.A., University of Connecticut
M.B.A., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
B.A., The University of Tennessee
M.S., Memphis State University
Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Dedmon, Stephen
Professor and Associate Chair
B.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
J.D., Nova Southeastern University

Diaz Albelo, Jorge
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ph.D., Liberty University

Donnelly, Andrew
Assistant Professor
B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha
J.D., Concord Law School of Kaplan University

Ehrenkaufer, Timothy
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., American Public University

Eicher, Robert
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., University of Maryland-College Park

Eisen, Stacy
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Esser, David
Professor
B.S., B.S., A.S., A.S., A.S., M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ph.D., Capella University

Fraticelli Rivera, Victor
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ph.D., Liberty University

Friedenzohn, Daniel
Professor and Associate Dean
M.A., J.D., Syracuse University

Friend, Mark
Professor and Program Coordinator for M.S. in Occupational Safety Management
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., West Virginia University

Fulbright, Neill
Instructor
B.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Geraci, Mitchell
Associate Professor
M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Guinn, Thomas
Professor and Chair
M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University

Halleran, Michele
Professor
M.B.A., Northcentral University
M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Halperin, Daniel
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for B.S. in Meteorology
M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Hampton, Steven
Professor and Associate Dean
B.S., M.B.A., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Hancock, Douglas
Associate Professor
B.S., M.B.A., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Harford, Robert
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Harris, Samuel
Assistant Professor
B.S., University of Florida
M.S.S., United States Army War College

Herbster, Christopher
Associate Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Holder, Barbara
Associate Professor
M.S., Ph.D., University of California-San Diego

Holmes, Athina
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for B.S. in Aeronautics
M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Horning, Charles
Associate Professor
B.S., M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Jin, Linfeng
Assistant Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University-Main Campus

Kent, William
Assistant Professor
M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Klaus, Cristin
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Klemm, Margaret
Associate Professor
M.A., Western Michigan University
Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Kuhn, Derren
Assistant Professor
B.S., A.S., Purdue University-Main Campus
M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

LLanos, Pedro
Associate Professor
M.S., University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
M.S., Ph.D., University of Southern California

Langston, Sara
Assistant Professor
B.S., Woodbury University
J.D., Golden Gate University
LL.M., Leiden University
Ph.D., University of Sydney

Laskey, Lana
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for B.S. in Spaceflight Operations
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Lauth, Martin
Associate Professor
M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Lawrence, Nancy
Associate Professor
M.A., California State University-Los Angeles
Ph.D., Walden University

Lee, Christopher
Associate Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Liu, Dahai
Professor
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Macchiarella, Nickolas
Professor
B.S., University of Central Florida
M.Ed., University of Louisville
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

Malis, James
Assistant Professor
B.S., A., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Mathews, Elizabeth
Associate Professor
M.A., University of Alabama

McAvoy, Michael
Assistant Professor

McCormick, Michael
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for B.S. in Air Traffic Management
B.S., Southern Illinois University Carbondale
M.B.A., West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Mendoza, Cesar
Assistant Professor and Chair
B.S., M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Merkt, Juan
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University

Metscher, Donald
Professor and Program Coordinator for M.S. in Aviation
B.S., M.B.A., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
M.S., Troy State University
D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

Miller, Jeffrey
Assistant Professor
B.S., United States Air Force Academy
M.S., Air Force Institute of Technology

Milrad, Shawn
Associate Professor
B.S., Cornell University
M.S., Ph.D., McGill University

Muehlfelder, Cole
Instructor
B.S., A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Muller, Bradley
Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Murphy, Leo
Professor
M.S., Naval Postgraduate School
M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ed.D., The University of West Florida

Muthu Krishnan, Avinash
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

New, Michael
Associate Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

O'Toole, Nicola
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for B.S. in Aeronautical Science
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Ogle, Michael
Assistant Professor
B.S., University of Central Florida
M.S., Troy State University

Owen, Robert
Professor
Ph.D., Duke University

Pan, Jing Yu
Assistant Professor
M.B.A., Concordia University
M.S., University of British Columbia
Ph.D., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Perry, Michael
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Pugh, Cynthia
Assistant Professor
B.S., B.S., Michigan State University
M.S., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

Reese, Joel
Assistant Professor
B.S., Louisiana State University
M.A., Naval War College
M.S.S., Air University
M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ph.D., Capella University

Rinkinen, Clyde
Associate Professor
M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Robbins, John
Professor and Chair
B.A., University of Florida
M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ph.D., University of Florida

Schaum, Debbie
Associate Professor and Associate Chair
B.S., University of Missouri-Columbia
M.A., Webster University

Searcy, Zoe
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Mississippi State University
Ph.D., Florida State University

Seedhouse, Erik
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Sheffield

Souza Dias Garcia, Joao
Assistant Professor
M., Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica (ITA)
M., B., Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC)
Some Post Graduate Work, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Spahn, Christopher
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Spence, Tyler
Assistant Professor
Graduate Certificate, Purdue University-Main Campus
A.A.S., Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
B.A., University of South Carolina-Columbia
M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University-Main Campus

Stecewycz, Paul
Instructor
A., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Stolzer, Alan
Professor and Dean
M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ph.D., Indiana State University

Strazzo, Sarah
Assistant Professor
M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Szathmary, Kimberly
Associate Professor
B.A., Valdosta State University
M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ph.D., Northcentral University

Szawranskyj, Peter
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Tetterton, Marshall
Professor
B.S., A., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Thomas, Robert
Assistant Professor
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S., Ph.D., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Thompson, Lauren
Assistant Professor
B.S., A.S., M.S., Purdue University-Main Campus

Thropp, Jennifer
Associate Professor
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Truong, Dothang
Professor and Program Coordinator for Ph.D. in Aviation
Ph.D., University of Toledo

Wadler, Joshua
Assistant Professor
B.S., University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
Ph.D., University of Miami

Wagner, Scott
Assistant Professor
B.S., United States Military Academy
M.S.S., United States Army War College
M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Wallace, Ryan
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for B.S. in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Science
B.S., University of North Dakota
Graduate Certificate, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus
M.S., University of North Dakota
Ed.D., Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

Westbrooks, Charles
Associate Professor
B.S., M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University

Wheeler, Ian
Instructor and Program Coordinator for B.S. and A.S. in Aviation Maintenance Science
B.S., A., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Wiggins, Michael
Professor
B.S., M.B.A., A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ed.D., Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

Winter, Scott
Associate Professor, Associate Dean, and Program Coordinator for M.S. in Unmanned Systems
B.S., M.S., Minnesota State University-Mankato
Ph.D., Purdue University-Main Campus

Yanus, Thomas
Associate Professor
B.S., A., M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Zahornacky, Gregory
Assistant Professor
M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Zhou, Yao
Assistant Professor
Graduate Certificate, Ph.D., University of Florida