Ryan Atkins

Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management
Palumbo Donahue School of Business
Supply Chain Management

924 Rockwell Hall
Phone: 412.396.4162
atkinsr@duq.edu

Education:


Biography

Dr. Ryan Atkins is an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management, most recently serving as the faculty lead for the Supply Chain Management program in Nova Southeastern University's H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship. He was previously a Lecturer in the Department of Management at the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business.

He earned a B.S. in Business Logistics and International Business and a Masters in Manufacturing Management from Penn State University, and a Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management from Queen's University Belfast. His current research interests center on ethics and sustainability in supply chain management. He has several years' experience working in various supply chain management functions and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

Publications

Articles in Journals

Atkins, R., Deranek, K., & Nonet, G. (2018). Supply chain food waste reduction and the triple bottom line. Social Business, 8 (2), 121-144.

Articles in Proceedings

Drake, M., & Atkins, R. (2019). An Inquiry-Based Learning Exercise for Teaching Inventory Management. Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Annual Conference.

Atkins, R. (2017). Ethical Persepctives on the Extent of Social Responsibility in Supply Chain Management. Southeast Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference.

Paper Presentations

Atkins, R. & Sener, A. (2019). A simulation for managing retail inventory using RFID and bar code technology. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Atkins, R., Gianiodis, P., & Tworoger, T. (2019). Sola Salon Studios: Managing the challenges of growth in the sharing economy. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Atkins, R. D. & Drake, M. J. (2019). An Inquiry-Based Learning Exercise for Teaching Inventory Management. Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Annual Conference, Washington, District of Columbia.

Atkins, R. D. & Drake, M. J. (2019). An Inquiry-Based Learning Exercise for Teaching Inventory Management. Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Academic Research Symposium, Anaheim, California.

Drake, M. & Atkins, R. (2019). An inquiry-based, partial information exercise for teaching inventory management. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.