Joel Reese

Assistant Professor
Aeronautical Science Department
College of Aviation
Joel Reese

Dr. Joel “Scott” Reese holds bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees from Louisiana State, Embry-Riddle, and Capella Universities.  He also holds master degrees from U.S. Naval and Air War Colleges.

Professor Reese earned his wings in the United States Air Force, flying multiple variants of the KC-135, as well as T-38, T-37, and EC-135 aircraft.  In his 27 year Air Force career, Professor Reese commanded at squadron, group and wing levels.  He had various operational and staff positions all over the U.S. and overseas, both ‘permanent party’ and deployed.

Scott remains an avid general aviation flyer, having flown single and twin Cessnas, as well as Cirrus, Maule, Grumman, Mooney, and Piper aircraft.

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Organization and Management, Capella University
  • M.A.S. - Master of Aeronautical Science in Aviation Aerospace Operations, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • M.S.S. - Master of Strategic Studies in Strategic Studies, Air University
  • M.A. - Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies, Naval War College
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in General Studies, Louisiana State University

  • Commercial Pilot - Federal Aviation Administration
  • Ground Instructor - Federal Aviation Administration

  • AS 387: Crew Resource Management
  • AS 420: Flight Technique Analysis

AS 420 Flight Techniques Analysis

AS 387 Crew Resource Management

AS 221 Instrument Pilot Operations

AS121 Private Pilot Operations

ASC 101 Aeronautical Science Success

AS 220 Unmanned Aircraft Systems

ASCI 309 Aerodynamics

ASCI 254 Aviation Legislation

Member, Delta Mu Delta International Business Honor Society

Distinguished Graduate: Capella University, U.S. Naval War College, USAF Squadron Officer School, KC-135 Pilot Training