Matt Boyne, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Management

Professor Matt Boyne came to PLNU in 2008 as an adjunct faculty member specializing in operations and project management. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1980, he served as a Naval Aviator, flight and weapons training instructor, maintenance officer, and commanding officer while flying the F/A-18 Hornet from carriers deployed around the globe. Since leaving the Navy, he has taught at the graduate level for multiple universities. Academically, Boyne's doctoral research at Pepperdine focused on the intersection of human performance and technology, leading to the successful completion of his Ed.D. focused on human-system integration. His current research focuses on STEM, workforce development, and augmented intelligence. In addition to teaching for PLNU at the undergraduate and graduate levels, Boyne also serves on the FSB's M.B.A. Committee. He flew Boeing 757 and 767s for United Airlines out of Los Angeles and taught High-Risk Team Dynamics from 2000 - 2020.

 

Education

  • Ed.D., Pepperdine University
  • M.A./M.S., Seton Hall University
  • B.S., United States Naval Academy

Courses Taught

  • Operations Management – BUS 6050
  • Project Management and Communications – BUS 6067
  • Project Management Risk, Cost, and Program Analysis – BUS 6068
  • Operations Management – MGT 4084
  • Applied Business Ethics - ETH 3001 & ETH 4001

Experience in Field

  • Point Loma Nazarene University, Associate Professor of Management, 2020 – Present  
  • Point Loma Nazarene University, Professor of Management, 2016 – 2020
  • United Airlines Pilot and Program Manager, 2000 – 2020
  • Norwich University, Senior Instructor, 2007 – 2019
  • National University, Adjunct Faculty, 2008 – 2019
  • Point Loma Nazarene University, Adjunct Faculty, 2009 – 2016
  • United States Navy, Pilot and Air Operations Officer, 1980 – 2000

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Fermanian School of Business M.B.A. Committee, Member, 2015 – Present

Awards and Honors

  • Norwich University School of Graduate Studies Instructor of the Year, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2018

Dissertations, Presentations, and Publications

  • Boyne, M. (2012) Disrupting Aviation: An Exploratory Study of the Risks and Opportunities of Tablet Computers in Commercial Airline Operations. (Doctoral Dissertation). Pepperdine University, Malibu, California.

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