Robert David Fass, Assistant Professor of Systems Integration and Cost Analysis

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Assistant Professor of Systems Integration and Cost Analysis, Department of Systems Engineering and Management, AFIT Civilian Appointment Date: 2015 (AFIT/ENV); BA Economics, University of New Mexico, 1989; MBA, University of New Mexico, 1993, PhD, Business Administration and Management, New Mexico State University, 2008; Dr. Fass’s research interests include: cost analysis, decision analysis, risk analysis, operations research, behavioral economics, organizational behavior, organizational change, and government acquisition policy.  Tel. 937-255-3636 x4388, email:  robert.fass@afit.edu

Education

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Business Administration and Management, New Mexico State University, 2008

Concentrations:  Business Strategy & Research Methods

Advisors:  Dr. Janice A. Black, Dr. James W. Bishop, Dr. Michael R. Manning, Dr. Robert Steiner

Dissertation“Predicting Organizational Field Level Trends in Structure and Strategy among Competing Alliance Constellations”

M.B.A., Business Administration, University of New Mexico, 1993

B.A., Economics, English (Minor), University of New Mexico, 1989, (with distinction)

Awards

Teacher of the Year, 2011, Department of Systems and Engineering Management

Publications

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS IN PRINT

Griffith, J. R., White, E. D., Fass, R. D., & Lucas, B. M. (2018). Comparison of Body Composition Metrics for United States Air Force Airmen. Military medicine, 183(3-4), e201-e207.

Elshaw, J. J., Fass, R. D., Mauntel, B. R. (2017).  Cognitive Mentorship:  Protégé Behavior as a Mediator to Performance.  Mentoring & Tutoring:  Partnership in Learning. 

McGowin, A.L.*, Ritschel, J.D., Boehmke, B., and Fass, R.D. (2018). “A Text Mining Analysis of Acquisition Reforms and Expert Views,” Defense Acquisition Research Journal

ACCEPTED PEER REVIEWED MANUSCRIPTS AWAITING PUBLICATION

Rosson, John P., Rice, Mason, Lopez, Jr., Juan, Fass, R. David (2018).  Incentivizing Cyber Security Investment in the Power Sector Using an Extended Cyber Insurance Framework, To appear in:  Homeland Security Affairs.  (Accepted:  May 2018)

SUBMITTED MANUSCRIPTS UNDER PEER REVIEW

Brown, M.J.*, Fass, R.D., and Ritschel, J.D. (under review). “A Case for Open Mission Systems in DoD Aircraft Avionics,” Journal of Defense Software Engineering

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