Paul Krivonos, Ph.D.

Biography

Dr. Paul Krivonos is a Lecturer in the Aviation Safety and Security Program at the University of Southern California and Emeritus Professor of Communication at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), where he continues to teach in the Master of Public Administration and undergraduate Public Sector Management programs. He came to CSUN in 1975 from Purdue University where he received his Ph.D. in Communication.

In the Aviation Safety and Security Program at the University of Southern California he has presented information about Communication in Aviation Safety for close to 40 years, including helping to conduct Aviation Safety and Systems Management courses in Korea, New Zealand, Trinidad, Morocco, South Africa, and Dubai. He has also presented at the International Cabin Safety Symposium and Conference, the Australia and New Zealand Societies of Air Safety Investigators, the CHC Safety & Quality Summit, EBASCON (European Business Aviation Safety Conference), at Safety Stand-downs for the Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection, and several aviation companies, including the Bombardier Safety Standdown.

Dr. Krivonos has also been a Visiting Professor of Management in New Zealand at Massey University and the University of Auckland. He is author of five books and over a dozen articles in the communication and management fields, including communication in aviation safety. In addition to his teaching and writing activities, Dr. Krivonos is a communication and management consultant; his consulting activities focus on Team Building, Conflict Management, Listening, Managerial Communication, and Communication in Aviation Safety.