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Portrait of Mark Dusenbury

Mark Dusenbury

Ph.D.
  • Assoc Professor, Aviation

Contact Info

Office Address

Robin Hall Room 333R
4251 University Ave Stop 9036
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9036

Biography

Mark Dusenbury is an Associate Professor for the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Before coming to the University of North Dakota, Mark was an airline pilot for American Eagle Airlines, and a member of the United States Marine Corps Reserves. He also holds a Air Transport Pilot Certificate with instrument, single, and multi-engine ratings, and is a Certified Flight Instructor for single, multi-engine, and instrument airplane.

Aviation 250 - Human Factors

Aviation 503 - Statistics

Aviation 504 - Research Methods

Dusenbury, Mark (Co-Principal), Martin, Leslie (Co-Principal), “ASDE-X, ADS-B, FDM, and Radar Analysis,” Sponsored by Center for General Aviation Research, Federal, $125,000, Funded. (January 01, 2012 – March 30, 2013).

Dusenbury, Mark (Co-Principal), Martin, Leslie (Co-Principal), “Flight Planning Probability Study” Sponsored by Center for General Aviation Research, Federal, $84,160. Funded. (March 1, 2013-December 31, 2013).

Dusenbury, Mark (Co-Principal), “ADS-B STC Bell 206”.  Sponsored by Center for General Aviation Research, Federal, $255,000. Funded. (January 2013-September 2013).

Dusenbury, Mark, Wilson, Nick, Martin Leslie.  Flipped Learning.  Summer Instructional Development Grant.  Sponsored by the University of North Dakota, 12,000 (4,000 each).  (Summer 2015).

Dusenbury, Mark, Daku, Shayne.  Aviation 325 and 480 Flipped Learning.  Summer Instructional Development Grant.  Sponsored by the University of North Dakota, 8,000 (4,000 each). (Summer 2016).

Dusenbury, Mark, Wild, B., Desell, T., Dusenbury, M., Higgins, J., "National General Aviation Flight Information Database (NGAFID)," Sponsored by MITRE / FAA, $89,409.00. (March 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017).

Dusenbury, Mark, Wild, Brandon, Desell, Travis, Higgins, Jim, "National General Aviation Flight Information Database (NGAFID)," Sponsored by MITRE / FAA, $148,745.00 (August 15, 2017 - July 31, 2018).

Dusenbury, Mark, Wild, Brandon, Desell, Travis, Higgins, Jim, "National General Aviation Flight Information Database (NGAFID)," Sponsored by MITRE / FAA, $176,938.00 (August 15, 2018 - July 31, 2019).

Books:

Dusenbury, M., Ullrich, G.M. (2012) Aerodynamics. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. Dubuque, IA.  ISBN 978-0-7575-9932-3.

Dusenbury, M., Daku, S., Laux, R. (2015) Multi Engine Pilot. Aviation Supplies and Academics. New Castle, WA. ISBN 978-1-61954-266-2.

Dusenbury, M, Ullrich, G.M., Balogh, S. (2016) Aerodynamics for Aviators. Aviation Supplies and Academics. New Castle, WA. 978-1-61954-333-1.

Dusenbury, M., Daku, S . (2019) Air Transport Pilot. Aviation Supplies and Academics. New Castle, WA. 978-1-61954-697-4.

Journal Articles:

Dusenbury, M., Olson, M. (2019). The Impact of Flipped Learning on Student Academic Performance and Perceptions. Collegiate Aviation Review, 37(1), 19-44.

Wilson, N.D., Basile, E., Dusenbury, M. (2016). Funding Changes from the Department of Veterans Affairs: Measuring the Impact on Undergraduate Flight Student Career and Academic Goals.  Collegiate Aviation Review – International.

Bjerke, B, Dusenbury, M. (2013). Predictive power of English testing: training international flight students.  The Journal of Aviation Education and Research, 23 (1), 13-22.

Certificates and Ratings:

Air Transport Pilot, Airplane Single and Multi-Engine Land, Instrument

Flight Instructor, Airplane Single and Mulit-Engine, Instrument

Type Ratings: CE525

Awards:

Master Instructor Designation. November 2008.

Master Instructor Designation. November 2010.

UND Aerospace Airmanship Award, September 2001

UND Aerospace Instructor of the Month, September 2001

Meritorious Mast, USMC

Ph.D. Teaching and Learning. University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND.

M.S. Educational Leadership. University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND.

B.S. Aeronautical Studies. University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND.

A.A. Associates of Art.  Green River College, Auburn, WA.

2015-Present. Associate Professor (Tenured), Department of Aviation, John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND.

2012-Present. Assistant Chair of Assessment, Department of Aviation, John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND.

2011-2015. Assistant Professor, Department of Aviation, John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND.

2008-2010. Academic Coordinator, Department of Aviation, John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND.

2007-2010. Lecturer, Department of Aviation, John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND.

2006-2007. Lead Flight Instructor/Assistant Chief Flight Instructor, Department of Aviation, John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND.

2004-2006. First Officer EMB 145, American Eagle Airlines, Dallas, TX.

2002-2004. Lead Flight Instructor, Department of Aviation, John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND.

2001-2002. Flight Instructor, Department of Aviation, John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

2000. Flight Instructor, Grand Forks Flight Support, Grand Forks, ND.

1995-2003. Landing Support Specialist, United States Marine Corps Reserves.