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What is the Global Supply Chain Institute?

The Global Supply Chain Institute coordinates the University of Tennessee’s broad spectrum of supply chain offerings and fulfills industry’s need for global supply chain information and best practices. The Institute delivers executive education, industry forums, research initiatives, custom programs, global partnerships, corporate audits, and more. [ read more ]

Faculty

The University of Tennessee's world-class faculty is one of the nation's most published in supply chain and includes numerous endowed chairs held by academic leaders in marketing, logistics, and statistics.

Chad W. Autry

Chad AutryResearch Focus: Supply Chain Network Design

Education:
The University of Oklahoma, PhD, Supply Chain Management (2001)
Oklahoma City University, MBA (1997)
The University of Oklahoma, BSBA (1994)

Telephone: 865-974-8325
E-mail: autry@utk.edu

John E. Bell

John E. BellResearch Focus: Supply Chain Network Design and Risk

Education:
Auburn University, PhD, Management (2003)
Air Force Institute of Technology, MS, Logistics Management (1998)
US Air Force Academy, BS, History (1990)

Telephone: 865-974-8397
E-mail: bell@utk.edu

Ernie Cadote

Ernie CadotteFisher Professor of Innovative Learning

Education:
Ohio State University, PhD, Marketing and Logistics (1974)
University of Colorado, MBA, Management Science (1971)
Michigan State University, BS, Psychology (1968)

Telephone: 865-974-1653
E-mail: ecadotte@utk.edu

Paul Dittmann

Paul DittmanExecutive Director, Global Supply Chain Institute

Research Focus: Logistics; Supply Chain Strategy

Education:
University of Missouri, PhD, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (1973)
University of Missouri, MS, Industrial Engineering (1971)
University of Missouri, BS, Industrial Engineering (1970)

Telephone: 865-974-9413
E-mail: jdittman@utk.edu

Philippe-Pierre Dornier

DornierDepartment Head, Operation Management, ESSEC University

Research Focus: Strategy and Organization Logistics; Physical Distribution; After Sales; Transformation of Military Logistics

Education:
Ecole des Mines de Paris, PhD
Ecole des Mines de Nancy, Diplôme d'ingénieur (MS, Engineering equivalent)
Auditeur Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale (49ème promotion)
Ecole Centrale des Arts et Manufactures de Paris, DEA in Industrial Engineering (MSc), Diplôme ESSEC

E-mail: dornier@essec.fr

David Ecklund

Dave EcklundProgram Director for Global Supply Chain EMBA

Education:
University of Arkansas, MBA
Iowa State University, BS, Industrial Administration

Telephone: 865-974-5566
E-mail: decklund@utk.edu

Terry EspeR

Terry EsperResearch Focus: Supply Chain Relationships and Procurement

Education:
University of Arkansas, PhD, Marketing and Supply Chain Management (2003)
University of Arkansas, MBA, Transportation and Logistics Management (1998)
Philander Smith College, BS, Mathematics (1996)

Telephone: 864-974-0606
E-mail: tesper@utk.edu

Dan Flint

Dan FlintProffitt's Professor in Marketing

Research Focus: Customer Value and Business Buyer Behavior

Education:
University of Tennessee, PhD, Marketing and Logistics (1998)
Central Michigan University, MSA, Business Administration (1990)
US Naval Academy, BS, Mechanical Engineering (1985)

Telephone: 865-974-8314
E-mail: dflint@utk.edu

Ken Gilbert

Ken GilbertRalph & Janet Heath Professor in Business

Research Focus: Production Management; Inventory Control

Education:
University of Tennessee, PhD, Management Science
University of Tennessee, MS, Mathematics
Berea College, BS, Mathematics

Telephone: 865-974-1738
E-mail: kgilber1@utk.edu

Mary Holcomb

Mary HolcombResearch Focus: Logistics; Network Design

Education:
University of Tennessee, PhD, Logistics and Transportation (1992)
University of Tennessee, MBA, Logistics and Transportation (1990)
University of Tennessee, BSBA, Logistics and Transportation (1986)

Telephone: 865-974-1658
E-mail: mholcomb@utk.edu

Diane Mollenkopf

MollenkopfMcCormick Professor in Logistics

Research Focus: Global Logistics Strategy; Reverse Logistics

Education:
Drexel University, PhD, Marketing Channels and International Business (1985)
Michigan State University, MBA, Logistics and Materials Management (1983)
Bowling Green State University, BSBA, Marketing and International Business (1982)

Telephone: 865-974-1645
E-mail: mollenkopf@utk.edu

Mark Moon

Mark MoonDepartment Head, Marketing & Logistics

Research Focus: Buyer/Seller Relationships; Sales Forecasting

Education:
University of North Carolina, PhD, Marketing (1994)
University of Michigan, MBA, Marketing (1985)
University of Michigan, BS, English (1980)

Telephone: 865-974-8062
E-mail: mmoon@utk.edu

Matt Myers

Matt MyersAssociate Dean, Center of Executive Education
Nestlé USA Professor in Marketing

Research Focus: International Distribution in Supply Chain Management; International Pricing

Education:
Michigan State, PhD, Marketing and International Business (1997)
University of South Carolina, MBA, International Business Studies (1992)
University of Lousiville, BS, Natural Sciences (1986)

Telephone: 865-974-3193
E-mail: redfish@utk.edu

Fernando Oliveira

OliveiraResearch Focus: Energy Policy and Management; Risk Analysis; Sustainability

Education:
London Business School, PhD, Decision Sciences
University of Porto, MS, Artificial Intelligence and Computing
University of Porto, Licenciatura, Economics

E-mail: oliveira@essec.fr

Felix Papier

PapierResearch Focus: Forecast Sharing; Energy-efficient Operations; Vehicle Fleet Planning

Education:
University of Cologne, PhD, Operations Management
University of Muenster, MS, Information Systems

E-mail: papier@essec.fr

Kenneth J. Petersen

PetersenResearch Focus:

Education:
Michigan State University, PhD, Operations and Sourcing Management
University of Akron, MBA, Management

Telephone: 865-974-9451
E-mail: petersen@utk.edu

Lloyd Rinehart

RinehartResearch Focus: Negotiations; Logistics Operations

Education:
University of Tennessee, PhD, Marketing and Logistics (1986)
University of Northern Colorado, MA, Distributive Education (1978)
University of Northern Colorado, BS, Marketing (1976)

Telephone: 865-974-1651
E-mail: rinehart@utk.edu

David Schumann

SchumannTaylor Professor in Business

Research Focus: Marketing Communications; Consumer Behavior; Advertising

Education:
University of Missouri, PhD, Social Psychology and Marketing (1986)
University of Missouri, MA, Social Psychology (1984)
Arizona State University, MC, Counseling Education (1975)
University of Arizona, BA, Education (1971)

Telephone: 865-974-1642
E-mail: dschuman@utk.edu

Shay Scott

ScottResearch Focus: Logistics; International Business Strategy

Education:
University of Tennessee, MBA, Management (2000)
University of Tennessee, MS, Manufacturing Systems Engineering (2000)
University of Tennessee, BS, Civil Engineering (1997)

Telephone: 865-974-6110
E-mail: sdscott@utk.edu

Mandyam Srinivasan

SrinivasanPilot Corporation Chair of Excellence

Research Focus: Performance Modeling; Manufacturing Systems Evaluation

Education:
Northwestern University, PhD, Industrial Engineering and Management Science

Telephone: 865-974-1737
E-mail: msrini@utk.edu

Theodore P. Stank

StankHarry J. & Vivienne R. Bruce Chair of Excellence

Research Focus: Strategic Logistics; Supply Chain Concepts

Education:
University of Georgia, PhD, Marketing and Distribution (1994)
Webster University, MA, Business Administration (1987)
United States Naval Academy, BS, General Engineering (1982)

Telephone: 865-974-1604
E-mail: tstank@utk.edu

Wendy Tate

TateResearch Focus: Global Supply Chain Operations; Procurement

Education:
Arizona State University, PhD, Supply Chain Management (2006)
Arizona State University, MBA, International Business (1993)
Arizona State University, BS, Management (1989)

Telephone: 865-974-1648
E-mail: wendy.tate@utk.edu

Kate Vitasek

VitasekResearch Focus: Vested Outsourcing

Education:
University of Tennessee, MBA, Logistics
BS, Marketing

Telephone: 425-985-6396
E-mail: kvitasek@utk.edu