Education: Doctor ( ABD—All But Dissertation), Northcentral University; MBA, Northcentral University; MPA, Golden Gate University; BA, University of Maryland; AA, Community College of the Air Force.
Current Status: Adjunct Associate Professor, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) Worldwide Campus, Fort Eustis Resident Center (1988-present).
): Extended service in the US Air Force (Major); Combat Operations, 1st Air Commando Squadron, Pleiku, South Vietnam (Awarded the Bronze Star Medal for support of Combat Operations); Air Operations Support, Korat RTAB, Korat, Thailand; Staff Officer, US Air Forces in Europe, Ramstein AB, Germany; Squadron Commander, RAF Bentwaters England; and, Staff Officer, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, VA.Career Highlights (Civilian):
Director, Commercial Services Management and Command Evaluation (Inspector General), Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center, Norfolk, U.S. Navy (2005 – March 2012). Past Director, Employee Training & Development, Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center, Norfolk, U.S. Navy (2002 - 2005). Adjunct Associate Professor. Thirty-one years teaching experience encompassing 636 traditional and online courses. Readiness Task Force senior staff analyst, US Coast Guard, Portsmouth, VA (2000-2002). ERAU Faculty Senate and President’s Council (1998-2000) and a COB faculty senate representative from April 2014 to October 2015. From October 2015, member of the ERAU, Worldwide Campus, Academic Technology Committee. High School Substitute teacher from 2012 to present. Virginia Placement Exam mathematics instructor under the auspices of the Peninsula Regional Education Program at the Thomas Nelson Community College, Workforce Development Program, from 2014 to present. Chairman, City of Poquoson Library Advisory Board (January 2012-present).
- M.B.A. - Master of Business Administration in Public Administration,
- M.P.A. - Master of Public Administration in Manpower Management,
Golden Gate University
Intro to Mgmt Info Systems
Business Information Systems
MS-105 / MGMT-412 / MS-305 / MGMT-405 / MGMT-410 / MGMT-308 / MS-201 / MGMT-320 / BA-314 / CS-105 / BA-317 / CSCI-109 / MGMT-221 / MGMT-335 / MGMT-221 / MGMT-411 / MGMT-406
Professor Krakowski has 30+ years of teaching experience as a traditional and online, adjunct professor with various colleges and universities in the United States and overseas: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), City Colleges of Chicago, Troy State University, University of Maryland, Southern Illinois University, Saint Leo University, and Hampton University. To date, he has taught 621 college/university courses. This represents 26,640 classroom hours of teaching experience in subjects such as Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business, Marketing, Financial Management, Mathematics, Industrial Management/Logistics and Real Estate. Of this total, 85 courses were online. To date, Professor has taught for ERAU Worldwide Campus 175 graduate and undergraduate courses, representing 7,000 hours of teaching experience. Professor Krakowski is also a member of the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Faculty Senate and Assembly. He currently serves on the ERAU Worldwide Campus Ad Hoc Technology, Hybrid-Course, and Distance Leaning Committees. Professor Krakowski has extensive Military, Private Sector, and US Government Civil Service experience. He joined the US Air Force in 1963 and has had extensive overseas tours in Vietnam, Thailand, Germany, Italy and England. Upon his return to the U.S. in 1988, he served as an Industrial Engineer and Manpower Management Programmer/Analyst at Headquarters, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Virginia. Professor Krakowski left the Air Force in 1992 with the grade of Major. Professor Krakowski was also a Commonwealth of Virginia Licensed Real Estate Agent. Since 1986, he has been a senior member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers. Professor Krakowski is also a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. In November 1999, the president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University awarded Professor Krakowski an innovation award for the design and implementation of the first prototype online class for the Extended Campus.From October 2000 to July 2002 Professor Krakowski worked as a Management and Program Analyst for the United States Coast Guard (USCG), Resource, Planning, and Performance Division, Atlantic Area, 5th District Headquarters, Portsmouth, Virginia. In November 2002, he was awarded by the Transportation Secretary a Team Award for the development of the USCG Readiness Management System-a high priority, Coast Guard-wide initiative to improve service-wide shore, afloat and airborne readiness. From July 2002 to March 2012 he was a Supervisory Business and Industrial Analyst, assigned to the US Navy Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP), Fleet and Industrial Supply Center (FISC) Norfolk, Virginia, Strategic Planning and Business Operations Department. At FISC, he was also the Director of the Strategic Planning Division and developed performance metrics for the assessment of all logistics and supply chain management functions for the US Navy NAVSUP. Professor Krakowski earned a Master of Public Administration degree in Manpower Management form the Golden Gate University, A Masters Degree from the Northcentral University,a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland, and an Associate in Applied Science degree in Resource Management Technology from the Community College of the Air Force. Since 2002, he has earned 27 post-graduate hours in Information Systems Technology, Educational Curriculum Development for Online courses, Computer Science and Systems Engineering from the Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia.
Memberships and Credentials
In November 1999, the president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University awarded an innovation award for the design and implementation of the first prototype online class for the Worldwide campus. On 19 April 2012 awarded from ERAU Worldwide Campus completion certificate for Eagle-Vision training. Awarded an All But Dissertation from Northcentral University in 2011.