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Matthew Drake, Ph. D., is an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at Duquesne University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economic Decision Analysis from the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  He also earned an M.S.I.E. from Georgia Tech, and he is a 2002 graduate of the A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration at Duquesne.  Dr. Drake's main research interests are supply chain coordination models, the ethics of supply chain collaboration, and supply chain management pedagogy.  His research has appeared in the Journal of Engineering Education and INFORMS Transactions on Education.  Two recent papers were honored by the Production and Operations Management Society and the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute.  He is author of Global Supply Chain Management, published by Business Expert Press in 2012.  Dr. Drake leads study trips to Germany and India.

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