Aaron D Clevenger

Title
Assistant Provost & Dean of International Programs and Adjunct Faculty
Email
Department
Management, Marketing and Operations Department
College
Daytona College of Business

Areas of Expertise

  • International Education
  • Global Affairs
  • Social Justice


Aaron D Clevenger

Aaron serves as the Assistant Provost & Dean of International Programs at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus. In addition, he is an adjunct professor for the Department of Security Studies & International Affairs on the Daytona campus and for the Masters of Human Security & Resilience and the Masters of Leadership for Embry-Riddle Worldwide.

Aaron graduated with a BA in Interpersonal Communication and a MA in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida. He holds a MS in Human Security & Resilience from Embry-Riddle and a Doctorate of Education in Higher Education and Organizational Change from Benedictine University in Lisle, IL.

Aaron’s areas of research interest include international education, social justice, global affairs, and experiential learning including study abroad, internships/co-ops, and service-learning experiences.


  • Ed.D. - Doctor of Education in Higher Education and Organizational Change, Benedictine University
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Human Security and Resilience, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • M.A. - Master of Arts in Educational Leadership, University of Central Florida
  • B.A. - Bachelor of Arts in Interpersonal Communication, University of Central Florida

  • MHSR 690: MHSR Capstone

Select Courses:

  • SS 325 - International Studies
  • SS 337 - Globalization & World Politics
  • BA 317 - Organizational Behavior
  • HON150 – Storytelling for Social Change (Honors Course)
  • MSLD 634 - Leadership Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
  • MSHR 690 - Human Security and Resilience Capstone


Embry Riddle Aeronautical University  - 2/2004 – Present

  • Assistant Provost & Dean, International Programs - 11/2015- Present
  • Adjunct Professor - 8/2012 - Present
  • Executive Director, Undergraduate Research and Experiential Education - 11/2011- 12/2015
  • Director, Student Activities & Campus Events - 2/2007- 2011
  • Interim Assistant Director, Housing & Residence Life - 8/2006-7/2007
  • Assistant Director, Student Activities (Fraternity & Sorority) - 2/2004-2/2007

Professional Association

  • Reviewer International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics and Aerospace (IJAAA), a peer-reviewed journal, Jan 2018
  • NAFSA - Association of International Educators  - 2015 to Present
  • CIS – Council of International Schools – 2015 - Present
  • NAGAP - The Association for Graduate Enrollment Management – 2015 - Present
  • Editorial Board of Beyond: The Undergraduate Research Journal – 2012 - 2015

Credentials & Certifications

  • NAFSA F-1 Student Advising for Beginners
  • NAFSA J-1 Advising for Beginners
  • Social and Behavioral Responsible Conduct of Research – Collaborative Institutional Training Initiatives (CITI)
  • Protecting Human Research Participants – National Institutes of Health (NIH) License # 581773
  • Leadership Orlando Class 90 Graduate (Year long training with seminars)

Honor Society & Fraternal Memberships

  • Delta Upsilon Fraternity
  • Pi Lambda Theta Education Honors Society
  • Order of Omega Honors Society
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honors Society 

  • National Society for Experiential Education’s Outstanding Experiential Education Research/Dissertation of the Year Award
  • Florida Association of Residence Halls’ (FARH) Florida Excellence in Housing Award​
  • Delta Upsilon International Fraternity Key Volunteer Award
  • Walt Disney World Partners in Excellence Award