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Stephen Belt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Aviation Science
Chief Diversity Officer


Ph.D. Higher Education Administration, Saint Louis University
M.A. Counseling Psychology, University of Colorado Denver
M.A. Systematic Theology, Aquinas Institute of Theology
B.S. in Aviation Technology, Central Missouri State University

Research Interests

  • Collegiate aviation education
  • Administration and assessment
  • Flight instructor development
  • Learner-centered pedagogy, including Ignatian pedagogy

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award- Association of Parks College Students (APCS), 2005

Community Work and Service

Stephen Belt, Ph.D., joined the Aviation Science department at Parks College in 1998 and has served as Flight Training Director, senior check airman, pilot and instructor.