Quantitative Analysis and Supply & Logistics Management Research
Cliff Allen, Ph.D.
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.
Lee Buddress, Ph.D.
Dr. Buddress, Supply and Logistics Management, has a B.S. from University of California, Berkeley and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Dr. Buddress teaches supply and logistics management, operations management, and negotiation. His twenty years of experience in supply, logistics and operations management provide the foundation for his research interests in international supply and logistics and forecasting. Dr. Buddress is actively involved with National Association of Purchasing Management, American Production and Inventory Control Society, and Industrial Distribution Association.
David Gerbing, Ph.D.
Dr. Gerbing's research interests are in the areas of quantitative analysis, multivariate statistics, and behavioral measurement and assessment.
Mellie Pullman, Ph.D.
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.
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.