Eagle Authors

Discover the books fellow Eagles are writing

Dennis Baker (’96, WW) authored Restless Hearts: What if Fallen Heroes Could Go Home? His book was published by Abbott Press in 2014. Baker is a retired Navy commander and former adjunct instructor for Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus. He currently serves as president of the Florida Veterans Foundation.
Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard “Rick” Harris Bishop (’71, DB) authored Shady Lady, published by Crécy Publishing in July 2017. Bishop takes the reader into the world of high-altitude reconnaissance with a revealing and detailed account of the trials and challenges of flying a machine known as the most dangerous aircraft in the world: the U-2 Dragon Lady. Bishop served as a pilot and later commander of the 99th Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron (U-2 program), before retiring from the Air Force in 1991.
Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Patrick W. Huested (’90, PC) authored Merit’s Fulcrum: What’s Wrong with the U.S. Air Force’s Officer Evaluation System…And How to Fix It, published in August 2017 by RJ Communications. Huested is the owner of Deep Oak Consulting, a leadership and management training firm based in New Mexico.
Michael D. Santonino III and Frank J. Villa Jr. coauthored The Supervisor’s Guide to Human Relations and Communication, published in October 2017. Santonino is a management practitioner with more than 15 years of experience working for military defense contractors and commercial corporations. He is an assistant professor for Embry-Riddle’s College of Business at the Worldwide Campus.
Astrid Zajdband authored German Rabbis in British Exile: From ‘Heimat’ into the Unknown, published by De Gruyter Oldenbourg in 2016. Inspired by a book she inherited from her grandmother, which was published by a Jewish rabbi in 1935 in the midst of the Nazi regime, Zajdband explores the history of the German rabbinate, its exile to Great Britain, the German-Jewish heritage and its influence on the Anglo-Jewish landscape today. Zajdband is an adjunct assistant professor for the department of business administration at Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus in Berlin, Germany.