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Cody Christensen

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Title Assistant Professor
Room Number 143
Mailing Address 143 Wagner Hall Box 2275A

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Specialty Area

  • Aviation

Education

University of South Dakota (USD) Vermillion, SD
o Doctorate of Education; Educational Administration; Adult and Higher Education

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Brookings, SD
o Masters of Education; Curriculum and Instruction

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Brookings, SD
o Bachelor of Science in Education; Career and Technical Education

Academic Responsibilities

AVIA 101
AVIA 120
AVIA 170
AVIA 171
AVIA 310
AVIA 340
AVIA 375
AVIA 377

Area(s) of Research

Smith, MaryJo; Smith, Guy; Bjerke, Elizabeth; Carney, Thomas; Christensen, Cody; Craig, Paul; and Niemczyk, Mary. (IN REVIEW). Pilot Source Study 2015: A Comparison of Performance at Part 121 Regional Airlines between Pilots Hired before the US Congress Passed Public Law-111-216 and Pilots Hired after the Law’s Effective Date. Journal of Aviation Technology and Engineering: Vol. XX: Iss. XX, Article XX.

Adjekum, D. K., Walala, M., Keller, J., Christensen, C., DeMik, R. J., Young, J. P., & Northam, G. (IN REVIEW). An Analysis of the Effects of Demographic Variables and Perceptions on the Safety Reporting Behavior in Collegiate Flight Programs. International Journal of Aviation Sciences.

Smith, Guy; Bjerke, Elizabeth; Smith, MaryJo; Christensen, Cody; Carney, Thomas; Craig, Paul; and Niemczyk, Mary (2016) Pilot Source Study 2015: An Analysis of FAR Part 121 Pilots Hired after Public Law 111-216—Their Backgrounds and Subsequent Successes in US Regional Airline Training and Operating Experience," Journal of Aviation Technology and Engineering: Vol. 6: Iss. 1, Article 9. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/2159-6670.1140

Adjekum, D. K., Keller, J., Walala, M., Christensen, C., DeMik, R. J., Young, J. P., & Northam, G. J. (2016). An Examination of the Relationships between Safety Culture Perceptions and Safety Reporting Behavior among Non-Flight Collegiate Aviation Majors. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 3(3). http://dx.doi.org/10.15394/ijaaa.2016.1134

Bjerke, Elizabeth; Smith, Guy; Smith, MaryJo; Christensen, Cody; Carney, Thomas; Craig, Paul; and Niemczyk, Mary (2016). Pilot Source Study 2015: US Regional Airline Pilot Hiring Background Characteristic Changes Consequent to Public Law 111-216 and the FAA First Officer Qualifications Rule. Journal of Aviation Technology and Engineering: Vol. 5: Iss. 2, Article 1. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/2159-6670.1133

Adjekum, D. K., Keller, J., Walala, M., Young, J. P., Christensen, C., & DeMik, R. J. (2015). Cross-Sectional Assessment of Safety Culture Perceptions and Safety Behavior in Collegiate Aviation Programs in the United States. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 2(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.15394/ijaaa.2015.1074

Christensen, C. & Card, K. A. (2014). Specialized Aviation Flight Accreditation Under Public Law 111-216 Aviation Program Administrators’ Perceptions. Collegiate Aviation Review.32 (2).

Work Experience

Airline Transport Pilot
Multiengine Instructor
Former Airline Pilot
Ground Training Instructor in Part 121 Airline