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Christina Wall

Assistant Professor

Aviation Technology

School of Technology & Professional Services Management

134 Sill Hall

734.487.3191

cwall1@emich.edu

Education

Eastern Michigan University
Master’s Degree in Liberal Studies with concentrations in Technology, Sociology and Culture, April 2007

Florida Institute of Technology
B.Sc. Aeronautical Science, May 1998

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Professional Summary

Federal Aviation Administration- Designated Aircraft Dispatch Examiner (2008-2010)

Administered Aircraft Dispatch Practical Examinations as a representative of the FAA.  The examination included four to six hours of oral questioning and evaluation.  Responsible for issuing the Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate to those qualified applicants and completing and submitting all required paperwork.

Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology (2002-2006)

Developed the 256-hour aircraft dispatch curriculum and maintained FAR Part 65 Certification requirements for the school. Also responsible for teaching students and preparing them to take the aircraft dispatch oral and practical examinations.

Kitty Hawk International/USA Jet Airlines (1999-2000, 2000-2008)

Worked as a flight follower/flight follower supervisor in both FAR Part 135 and FAR Part 121 Supplemental environments. Responsibilities included flight planning, weather and NOTAM analysis and international and HAZMAT procedures.

MacFadden and Associates, Inc.

Worked as an aviation analyst at the National Aviation Safety Analysis Center (NASDAC) located at the FAA Headquarters in Washington, D.C.. Assisted the NTSB and FAA in performing aviation safety data research using a variety of databases.

Interests and Expertise

Christina Wall’s interests are in airline and charter operations and aviation policy development and implementation.  She is also interested in new techniques and processes in aviation education. 

Courses

AVT100 Introduction to Air Transportation
AVT120 Flight Operations I
AVT313 The Aviation Regulatory Process
AVT379 Aircraft Dispatch I and II
AVT422 Senior Seminar In Aviation Management

Selected Publications

Co-director/faculty facilitator at the University Aviation Policy Seminar (2015/2016)
“Student Blogs in the Classroom – Tools for Learning Expression and Networking” – Good Practices in Online Teaching Workshop, College of Technology (2013)
“Applications of Academic Service Learning in the Classroom” – ISELT Conference (2014)
“Use of Blogs in Aviation Education for Current Topic Discussions” – UAA Conference (2014)

Selected Presentations

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

University Aviation Association – Member, Aircraft Dispatch Committee Chair
Women in Aviation International - Member

Grants

Awards and Patents

Additional Information

Christina Wall has been in the aviation industry for the past 20 years with a specialization in operations, specifically aircraft dispatch.  She has developed the EMU FAR Part 65 Aircraft Dispatch Course and currently oversees that program in addition to teaching several aviation management courses. She holds an aircraft dispatcher certificate as well as a private pilot license with a multi-engine rating.