Alan Mackelprang


  • 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


Since joining Georgia Southern in 2011 as an assistant professor of operations management, Alan Mackelprang has taught courses in the undergraduate, Ph.D. and the Georgia WebMBA programs. Now, director of the Ph.D. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, his research interests include examining interdependencies among supply chain partners, JIT/Lean production and supply chain/manufacturing flexibility. He has published in the Journal of Operations Management and the International Journal of Production Economics. Mackelprang was awarded the Decision Science Institute’s 2012 Elwood S. Buffa award for best dissertation.  He has also won the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals 2012 Young Researcher Award.

Office Location

Parker College of Business room 3353
Phone: 912-478-0379


Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: 11/14/2018

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