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Richard Kraude

Richard Kraude joined the University of Buffalo School of Management as an assistant professor of supply chain management after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2017. His research interests include innovation/project management, risk management, socially responsible and sustainable supply chain management

Scott Duhadway

Scott Duhadway joined the School of Business Administration at Portland State University after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2016. His research focuses on the interface between risk, buyer–supplier relationships, and organizational behavior with an emphasis in supplier relationship management.

David Dreyfus

David Dreyfus joined the Rutgers Business School as an assistant professor of supply chain management after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2016. His research interests include healthcare operations, waste in healthcare, managing teams, disruptions, and risk management.

Matthew Castel

Matt Castel joined the Department of Information Technology and Supply Chain Management at Boise State University after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2017. His research interests include new product development and healthcare operations.

Myung Kyo (M.K.) Kim

M.K. Kim joined the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2013. His research interests broadly lie in data-driven managerial decision making in the areas of supply chains, inter-firm networks, and strategic sourcing.

Ravi Srinivasan

Ravi Srinivasan joined the College of Business at Loyola University as an assistant professor after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2012. His research interests include buyer-supplier relationships with an emphasis on management of outsourcing relationships.

Jung Young Lee

Jung Young Lee joined the Operations Management and Information Systems department at Northern Illinois University after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2011. Her research interests include product/process innovation, knowledge management and supplier selection.

Laird Burns

Laird Burns joined the University of Alabama at Huntsville as an assistant professor after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2009. His research focuses on supply chain risk. He is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Alabama at Huntsville.

Mark Jacobs

Mark Jacobs joined the University of Dayton as an assistant professor after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2008. His research interests lies in the interface between product development and supply chain management. He is currently an associate professor at the University of Dayton.

Wenming Chung

Wenming Chung joined California State University as an assistant professor of supply chain management after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2007. His research interests include supply chain contract design, supply chain inventory, purchasing/procurement, logistics, and transportation. He is currently an associate professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Marketing and Management Department at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Thomas Kull

Thomas Kull joined the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University as an assistant professor of supply chain management after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2007. His research interests include behavioral issues in operations and supply management, and supply chain risk issues. He is currently an Associate Professor at Arizona State University.

Sarah Jinhui Wu

Sarah Wu joined the joined the management systems area at the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University as an assistant professor after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2006. Her research interests include Operations Strategy, Operations Capability, Closed Loop Supply Chain Operations, New Product Development Interface. She is currently an Associate Professor at Fordham University.

Anand Nair

Anand Nair joined the College of Business at Auburn University after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2003 and then joined the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina in 2006. His research focuses on innovation management, inter-firm relationships, sustainability, healthcare management and complex adaptive systems. He is currently a Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.

Soo-Wook Kim

Soo-Wook Kim joined the Seoul National University Business School after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2003. His research interest is in the area of supply chain management. He is currently a Professor of Operations Management and Associate Dean of student affairs at Seoul National University.

Thomas Atkins

Thomas Atkins joined the Sonoma State University after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2001. His research interests include customer-supplier relationships, sustainable business practice, storage and transport benchmarking, and wine consumer preferences. He is currently the Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Sonoma State University where he teaches in the Wine Business Program.

Frank Montabon

Frank Montabon joined the College of Business at Iowa State University after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2001. His research focuses on sustainability, environmental performance, measures, and performance improvement techniques. He is currently an Associate Professor of Operations Management at Iowa State University

Sime Curkovic

Sime Curkovic joined the Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2000. His research interests are in the areas of supply chain risk management, responsible manufacturing, and quality management. He is currently a Professor of Management at Western Michigan University.

Robert Sroufe

Robert Sroufe joined the Wallace E. Carroll School of Management at Boston College after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 2000. His research focuses on sustainability performance and how firms can develop effective environmental management systems to enable the measurement and management of a triple bottom line. He is currently the Thomas J. and Marie C. Murrin Chair of Global Competitiveness and Professor of Sustainability & Operations Management at the Donahue Graduate School of Business at Duquesne University.

Kenneth Petersen

After earning his doctoral degree from the OSM program in 1999, Ken Petersen has held faculty positions at University of Oregon, Arizona State University, Colorado State University and University of Tennessee. He is currently the Dean of the College of Business and Economics at Boise State University.

Ajay Das

Ajay Das joined the Zicklin School of Business at the City University of New York after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 1998. His research interests are in global operations strategy, supply chain management, new product development and strategic purchasing. He is currently a Professor of Management at the Zicklin School of Business at the City University of New York.

Jayanth Jayaram

Jayanth Jayaram joined the Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon after graduating from the OSM doctoral program in 1998. His research interests are in supply chain management, quality management, and innovation. He is currently a Professor of Management Science at the Darla Moore School of Business at University of South Carolina.

James L. Patterson

After earning his doctoral degree from the OSM program in 1997, James Patterson joined Western Illinois University. His research interests include supply chain risk management, supply chain fraud, buyer-supplier relationships, negotiation and conflict resolution, and sourcing strategy. He is currently the Assistant Dean and Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at Western Illinois University.

Mark Pagell

After earning his doctoral degree from the OSM program in 1997, Mark Pagell has held faculty positions at Kansas State University, Oregon State University, and York University Schulich School of Business. He currently holds a Chair in Global Leadership and is a Professor of Sustainable Supply Chain Management at the University College Dublin Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. His research focuses on topics such as sustainable supply chain management, human resource issues including employee safety in operational environments, and operational responses to environmental uncertainty.


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