Jake Simons


  • Ph.D.  Business Administration (Operations Management) University of Houston, 1989
  • M.S.  Management, Troy State University, 1982
  • M.A.  Counseling, Ball State University, 1980
  • B.S.  Behavioral Science, U.S. Air Force Academy, 1977

Areas of Specialization

  • Service Operations
  • Production Planning & Scheduling


Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel following 20 years on active duty in the Air Force, working in fighter aircraft maintenance, software development, and graduate education.  Came to Georgia Southern in 1997 from a tenured faculty position at the Air Force Institute of Technology.  Has published papers in journals such as Journal of Operations Management, OMEGA, International Journal of Production Research, Production and Operations Management, and Journal of Service Research.  Hobbies are playing with dogs, tinkering with mechanical things, watching college sports, and serving with Kiwanis Club of Statesboro.  He and wife Carol have three sons.

Office Location

COBA 3354


Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: 8/14/2017

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