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Alan Mackelprang

Director, Ph.D. in Logistics & Supply Chain Management Program and Professor of Operations Management


  • Ph.D. (Operations Management), University of South Carolina, 2011
  • MS (Manufacturing Management), University of Rochester, 2005
  • BS (Supply Chain Management), Arizona State University, 2004
  • BS (Finance), Arizona State University, 2004

Areas of Specialization

  • Supply Chain Contagion
  • Just-in-Time Manufacturing
  • Supply Chain Integration
  • Manufacturing Flexibility


Currently the director of the Ph.D. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program and a professor in the Department of Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Alan Mackelprang’s research interests include examining interdependencies among supply chain partners, JIT/Lean production, manufacturing flexibility as well as supply chain integration. He has published in the Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Business Logistics, Decision Sciences Journal and the International Journal of Production Economics among others. Mackelprang was awarded the Decision Science Institute’s 2012 Elwood S. Buffa award for best dissertation as well as the 2016 Carol Latta Early Career award. He has also won the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals 2012 Young Researcher Award. Mackleprang currently serves as department editor for the Journal of Operations Management and serves on the board of directors of the Decision Sciences Institute.

Office Location

Parker College of Business room 3306B
Phone: 912-478-0379


Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: 3/12/2022