University of Charleston
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Assistant Professor

  • Doctor of Executive Leadership, University of Charleston, 2013
  • Masters in Aeronautical Science, Specializing in Management and Operations, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Bachelor of Science Business Administration/Mangement, University of Pittsburgh

  1. Aviation crisis leadership and emotional intelligence: Is there a link? Doctoral dissertation, University of Charleston, 2013
  2. Emotionally Enabled, Flight Safety Foundation’s AeroSafety World Magazine, 2009

Unpublished White Papers

  1. Being Proactive in a Reactive World: How stopping internal mind hijacking averts disastrous consequences
  2. Colgan Air 3407: The Leadership Truth Behind the Accident; Was the lack of Emotional Intelligence (or emotional maturity) a contributing factor?

  • Building jigzaw puzzles
  • Reading mysteries and biographies