Davis College of Business at Jacksonville University

Faculty & Research

Dr. Rhett Yates




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Associate Professor of Aeronautics

Dr. Rhett Yates is an Associate Professor at Jacksonville University where he teaches in the graduate and undergraduate aviation programs. Courses include: Aviation History, Aviation Economics, Airline Management, Civil Aviation Operations, and Airport Planning & Management. Dr. Yates is the co-advisor for the Jacksonville University Flight Team, Alpha Eta Rho, and A.A.A.E. student organizations.

Dr. Rhett Yates is an Associate Professor at Jacksonville University where he teaches in the graduate and undergraduate aviation programs. Courses include: Aviation History, Aviation Economics, Airline Management, Civil Aviation Operations, and Airport Planning & Management. Dr. Yates is the co-advisor for the Jacksonville University Flight Team, Alpha Eta Rho, and A.A.A.E. student organizations.

Dr. Yates earned his PhD in Educational Leadership from Lynn University. His dissertation research topic explored technology in collegiate aviation classrooms. His main research interest lies in curriculum development. Dr. Yates has developed courses here in the U.S. and also in Trinidad and Tobago and is currently working in South Africa. He earned his MBA from LaGrange College and his Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management & Flight Technology from the Florida Institute of Technology. Honors include: 2008 Loening Trophy (Advisor Jacksonville University Flight Team), 1999-2000 Teacher Recognition Award for the College of Science and Engineering, St. Cloud State University and 2000-2001 Outstanding Student Organization Advisor, University of North Dakota.

Dr. Yates is a certified FAA pilot holding a commercial certificate with multi-engine instrument rating as well as advanced ground instructor rating.