Aviation/Air Safety/Aerospace, Labor Relations, Law
Aviation safety, Aviation risk and liability issues, General aviation flight operations, Airline industry and management issues, Airline economics
Degree: Ph.D., JD
Department: Aviation and Aerospace Science
Office Phone: 303-615-1206
Alternate Phone: 303-596-5750
Interviewed by: Rocky Mountain News, NPR, 7NEWS, The Denver Post, Denver Business Journal, Texas Standard
James Simmons, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He specializes in aviation management, law, and aviation safety and security.
Simmons completed his doctorate and master’s in sociology from the University of Colorado. He also received a juris doctorate degree from University of Denver and has certification in commercial, SEL, IA and AGI-IGI aviation.