J.R. Hanamean

Assistant Professor of the Practice, College of Arts & Sciences; Associate Department Chair, Social Sciences & Economics
Department of Applied Sciences
Worldwide College of Arts & Sciences
Worldwide campus

Mr. Hanamean is a full-time faculty member, the Associate Department Chair of Applied Sciences, and the Coordinator of the College of Arts & Sciences Mentorship Program. He has been with Embry-Riddle Worldwide since 2005.

Mr. Hanamean’s research interests include vegetation greenness impacts on maximum and minimum temperatures in Northeast Colorado. He also is interested in ways to incorporate technology into the classroom to improve the learning and teaching experience, and student mentorship.

Beyond the classroom, Mr. Hanamean enjoys writing science fiction, studying the Bible with others, playing guitar and spending time with his family.


  • M.S. - Master of Science in Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Meteorology, Florida State University

  • Certificate - Mentoring Program Manager Certification

  • PHYS 102: Explorations in Physics


Mr. Hanamean has served as an adjunct faculty member and director of academics at Worldwide’s Seymour Johnson Campus. He spent 26 years in the U.S. Air Force in various command, staff and operational positions.