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        Joe Fetsch

        LecturerDepartment of Management


        Areas of Expertise

        Leadership Decision-making Strategic Planning Managerial Accounting

        Professional Activities

        Colonel Fetsch was an Air Force officer for 25 years, serving primarily as an air traffic controller, airspace manager, and airfield/airport manager. His 14th and final military assignment was as commander of Auburn University’s Air Force ROTC. After retiring in 2012, he and his family chose to stay in Auburn.

        Joe was a full-time Auburn student from January 2013 to December 2017, earning four degrees while marching in the Auburn University Marching Band and serving as a mentor and tutor to student-athletes. Additionally, he taught some aviation management classes in 2013 and managerial accounting classes in 2016 and 2017.

        Mr. Fetsch started teaching management classes part-time in 2018, and he became a full-time lecturer in 2019.


        • PhD candidate (Adult Education), Auburn University
        • EdS (Adult Education), Auburn University, 2017
        • MAcc, Auburn University, 2016
        • MBA, Auburn University, 2015
        • BSBA (Accounting), Auburn University, 2014
        • Master of Military Operational Art and Science, USAF Air University, 2002
        • MA (Management), Webster University, 1996
        • BS (Electrical & Computer Engineering), Clarkson University, 1987

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