||Leo Mallette 007
||Dr. Mallette is an adjunct faculty at Pepperdine University and the University of Phoenix’s doctoral program and was an Instructor of Engineering at the University of Central Florida. He is chair for many, and has graduated 33, doctoral students. Dr. Mallette retired after 39 years of managing satellite-system projects at The Aerospace Corporation, Boeing, and Hughes Aircraft Company. He received the BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Central Florida and the MBA and EdD degrees from Pepperdine University. Dr. Mallette has published 76 conference and 14 peer-reviewed journal articles. He is the author or co-author of the books: Dissertation Fundamentals for the Social Sciences (3rd edition, 2017), Writing for Conferences (Greenwood, 2011), The SPELIT Power Matrix (CreateSpace, 2007), The Rancho Mirage Matchbook Company (3rd edition, 2019), Images of America: Rancho Mirage (Arcadia Publishing, 2011), and the Princess Avocado (2012) children’s e-book. He and his wife Kathy live in Rancho Mirage California, USA. They have one daughter and two granddaughters. He collects matchbooks from Rancho Mirage and enjoys his granddaughters, gardening projects, traveling, and woodturning bowls.