Maj Michael Mike J. Brown, Assistant Professor of Cost Analysis

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BS - Economics: United States Air Force Academy (May 2012)

MS - Cost Analysis: Air Force Institute of Technology (March 2017)

MA - Economics: The University of Tennessee (December 2020)

PhD - Economics: The University of Tennessee (August 2022)


Major Academic Recognitions

  • ICEAA Outstanding AFIT Thesis Award (#1/11), 2017


Non-Academic Professional Recognitions

  • AFLCMC/HB CGO of the Year, 2018
  • Wing CGO of the Quarter, 2014
  • Wing Staff CGO of the Quarter, 2014
  • ACC/FM CGO of the Quarter, 2014
  • Wing Staff CGO of the Quarter, 2013
  • ACC/FM CGO of the Quarter, 2013


Brown, M.J., Fass, R.D., and Ritschel, J.D. (2019). “A Case for Open Mission Systems in DOD Aircraft Avionics,” Air and Space Power Journal, 33(4): 83-93.

Working Papers

Brown, M.J., Vossler, C.A. “Reservation Prices in First Price Sealed Bid Auctions: An Experimental Approach” (working paper)

Brown, M.J., Holladay, J.S. “ “Dirty Air” Force Fitness Tests: Does Bad Air Quality Affect Strength and Endurance? Evidence from the United States Air Force” (working paper)

Brown, M.J., Carruthers, C.K., Kofoed, M.S., Kramer, J.W., Phipps, A. “Freedom Isn’t Free, But College Is: Does Free Community College Impact Military Enlistments? Qualitative and Quantitative Evidence From Tennessee Promise: (working paper)

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