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Chad Autry

Associate Dean of Faculty and Research; Daniel and Karen Myers Distinguished Professor
Office Location: Haslam Dean's Suite 865-974-8325

Chad W. Autry is the Daniel and Karen Myers Distinguished Professor at UT. Autry holds a doctorate in business administration with focus in supply chain management from the University of Oklahoma, an MBA with focus on international business from Oklahoma City University and a bachelor’s in marketing from the University of Oklahoma.

Autry’s business background includes experience in retail and restaurant operations management and information technology consulting. During his academic career, he has worked with and for numerous professional and civic organizations related to supply chain process improvement, including American Airlines, IBM, Goodwill Industries and multiple US Department of Defense agencies. He has assumed active leadership roles at local and national levels for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, the Warehousing Education and Research Council, the Production and Operations Management Society, the Institute for Supply Management, the National Association of Purchasing Managers and the Supply Chain Management and Industrial Distribution Symposium.

Autry’s current research focuses on supply chain network design and strategy, with specific attention to relationship integration and technological connectivity across multiple firms simultaneously. He is the author of over 70 peer-reviewed studies in academic outlets and is a past editor-in-chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. A frequent speaker, he is a regular source for media on emerging supply chain issues and has been characterized as a “supply chain futurist” in professional publications and conferences.


Professional MBA


Global Supply Chain Institute


2001 University of Oklahoma, Ph.D., Supply Chain Management

1997 Oklahoma City University, M.B.A., International Business

1994 University of Oklahoma, B.B.A., Marketing


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