Jorge Diaz Albelo

Assistant Professor
Aeronautical Science Department
College of Aviation

Areas of Expertise

Qualitative Methods of Research

Advanced Qualification Program Training & Curriculum

Underrepresented Minorities in Aviation Higher Education

Airline Operations

Commercial Single-Pilot Operations Theory

Jorge Diaz Albelo

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education: Education Leadership, Liberty University
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Aeronautics: Aviation/Aerospace Education Technology, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science: Airline Pilot and Business Administration, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

  • Flight Instructor - Federal Aviation Administration
  • Remote Pilot - Federal Aviation Administration
  • Airline Transport Pilot - Federal Aviation Administration
  • Ground Instructor - Federal Aviation Administration

AS 311 - Aircraft Engine - Turbines

AS 402 - Airline Operations

AS 411 - Jet Transport Systems

AS 435​ - Electronic Flight Management Systems

AS 472Operational Applications in Aeronautical Science (Capstone Course)

Albelo, J. L. D., & McIntire, S. (2022). Mental health needs among minority aviation students. Collegiate Aviation Review International, 40(2), 217–223.

Misra^, S., Fraticelli-Rivera^, V., Khale^, N., & Albelo, J. L. D. (2022). Effectiveness of a flight simulation training visual aid for normal and crosswind approach and landing.  International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 9(4).

Albelo, J. L. D., O’Toole, N, & Bowyer, S. (2022). Implementing DEI in aviation education: Coping and addressing mental health concerns. Collegiate Aviation Review International, 40(2), 197–204.

Albelo, J. L. D., Cuevas, H. M., ^Aguiar, M. D., Piccone, C. J., ^Petitt, K., *Villagomez, R. (2022). Defining aviation ‘skills’ to ensure effective, safe, & efficient evaluations: A qualitative study. International Journal of Aviation Research, 14(1), 1–13.

^Misra, S., Albelo, J. L. D., & Fraticelli-Rivera, V. (2022). Assessing unstabilized approaches: A phenomenology study of the risk perceptions and decision-making thought process of general aviation pilots. Journal of Aviation Technology & Engineering, 11(1), 1–10.

Adkins, K., Bowyer, S., & Albelo, J. L. D. (2022). A qualitative single-case exploring the impact of a mentor and cohort on students’ academic and career decisions. Journal of Applied Learning & Teaching, 5(1), 1–9.

Albelo, J. L. D., & O’Toole, N. (2021). Teaching diversity, equity, and inclusion in aviation education. Collegiate Aviation Review International, 39(2), 226–273.

*Kim, E, & Albelo, J. L. D. (2021). How faculty’s academic support influence first-year females in aviation: A qualitative case study. International Journal of Aviation Research, 13(1), 90–104.

^Stevenson, L., Cuevas, H. M., *Rivera, K. K., *Kirkpatrick, K. S., ^Aguiar, M. D., & Albelo, J. L. D. (2021). Gender perceptions in the aviation workplace. Collegiate Aviation Review International, 39(1), 42–63.

Adkins, K., Albelo, J. L. D., & Bowyer, S. (2021). Exploring the impact of early exposure to research on concurrent enrollment students. Journal of Applied Learning & Teaching, 4(1), 1–7.

*Kim, E, & Albelo, J. L. D. (2020). Minority women in aviation: A phenomenological study exploring the needs and wants necessary to successfully graduate from a four-year degree institution. Collegiate Aviation Review International, 38(2), 67–81.

[* Denotes undergraduate student researcher;  ^ Denoted graduate student researcher]

Former Airline Captain

Former Part 141 Check Airman