Dr. Carl Crockett
Dean Crockett, a native of Hansen, Idaho, earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in mathematics from Utah State University. He earned the Doctor of Philosophy degree in mathematics from the Air Force Institute of Technology.
Dean Crockett has substantial teaching experience. Commissioned in the United States Navy, he taught Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow for four years at the Naval Nuclear Power School. For ten years he taught the full range of undergraduate mathematics courses at the United States Air Force Academy. During this period he transferred from the Navy to the Air Force and rose through the academic ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor. He then taught for over two years while serving as Academic Dean of the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School.
Other academic leadership positions include Division Director, Enlisted Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow at the Naval Nuclear Power School, and Director of Fourth Class Mathematics, Director of Applied Mathematics, and Deputy Head for Academics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, United States Air Force Academy.
Outside the academic world, Dean Crockett's professional career includes missile warning, satellite tracking, and military satellite communications systems.
In June 2010, Dean Crockett became the fifth Academic Dean in the history of the United States Naval Academy Preparatory School.