Quantitative Analysis and Supply & Logistics Management Research
Cliff Allen, Ph.D., Interim Dean for Graduate Programs and Research
Dr. Allen’s major research interests include global outsourcing of Research & Development and design, sustainable practices of reverse logistics and closed loop supply chains. His twenty seven years’ experience in supply chain and engineering provide the foundation for his research. Dr. Allen is actively involved with the business community and often presents his research in forums such as The American Production and Inventory Control Society. His most recent article was published in the Operations and Supply Chain Management Journal.
- Steven Carnovale, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Dr. Carnovale earned his B.S. and PhD at Rutgers University and his research has been published in the Journal of Supply Chain Management and presented at various academic conferences, including the Academy of Management Annual Conference, the Academy of International Business Annual Conference, the Decision Sciences Institute, ISM’s North American Research Symposium, and INFORMS Annual Conference. His current research focuses on empirical supply chain strategy. Specifically, network theory, risk management, graph theory, supplier selection, global sourcing strategies and global production networks with a specific focus on equity- and non-equity-based partnerships. His econometric modeling activities focus on panel and time series data methods, discrete choice modeling, event data analysis and network theory applied to supply chain management.
David Gerbing, Ph.D., Professor
Dr. Gerbing's research interests are in the areas of quantitative analysis, multivariate statistics, and behavioral measurement and assessment.
Mellie Pullman, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Dr. Pullman's major research interests include regional and sustainable food supply chain issues, new product and service design, recreation and experience design, and operations/marketing interdisciplinary issues. Her articles have appeared in various journals including Journal of Operations Management, Decision Sciences, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Service Research, International Journal of Service Industry Management, Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, Omega, and Journal of Product Innovation Management.
David Raffo, Ph.D., Professor
Dr. Raffo's research interests include Strategic Software and Systems Engineering, Economic Analysis of Engineering Decisions, Business Case Development, Software Process Improvement, Quality Assurance Planning and Quantitative Process Management. Dr. Raffo has over fifty peer reviewed publications in the field of software engineering and three U.S. Patents.