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Gerard J. Burke

Professor of Logistics & Supply Chain Management


  • Ph.D. (Operations Management): University of Florida, 2005
  • M.S. (Decision Sciences): University of Florida, 2004
  • MBA (Supply Chain Management): University of Florida, 2001

Areas of Specialization

  • Manufacturing and service operations management
  • Purchasing and negotiation
  • Sourcing strategies
  • Supply chain coordination
  • Business analytics


Gerard Burke, Ph.D., is a professor of operations management in the Georgia Southern University Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. He joined the faculty at Georgia Southern in 2005 and has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in operations, logistics and supply chain management. Burke has published in Decision Sciences Journal, Production Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Operations Research Letters and Operations Management Review. He is an associate editor for Decision Sciences Journal and also frequently serves as a reviewer for several other widely recognized journals. Burke is a member and current V.P. of Colleges in Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). He is also a member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Society (MSOM), Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), Institute for Supply Management (ISM), Intermodal Association of North America (IANA), Alpha Iota Delta and Beta Gamma Sigma.

Office Location

Parker College of Business room 2248
Phone: 912-478-1495


Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: 8/6/2021