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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Dr. Robert Yates

Professor of Aeronautics

Aeronautical Programs

Email address  ryates@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7446
Resume or CV  Download CV
Office location  Davis College of Business, 129


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Educational, 2001- 2004 Lynn University
  • Master of Business Administration, 1996 – 1999 LaGrange College                                                                   
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management/ Flight Technology, 1990 – 1994, Florida Institute of Technology               

Recent Research & Publications

Kendall, C. and Yates, R. (2018). Assessment of Current Unmanned Systems Baccalaureate Programs within the University Aviation Association. The Research in Business and Economics Journal, September 2018

Kendall, C. and Yates, R. (2016). Analyzing the effects of “The Airline Safety and FAA Extension Act of 2010” on collegiate aviation programs. The Research in Business and Economics Journal, May 2016.

 Contributing researcher and data collector- Wensveen, G. John. (2015). Air transportation: a management perspective. 8th ed. Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate.