John-Patrick Paraskevas is an assistant professor of supply chain management at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. Paraskevas earned his doctorate in supply chain management from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. His research focuses on buyer-supplier relationships, supply chain representation in the C-suite and supply chain risk management. His research has appeared in the Journal of Supply Chain Management, the International Journal of Operations and Production Management and Technovation. It also has been nominated for awards at the Academy of Management Conference, the Strategic Management Society Conference and by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Paraskevas has worked in the defense industry in supplier network management and supplier finance. He has taught carrier management, introduction to supply chain and operations management, supply chain risk management and executive decision-making, receiving numerous commendations for teaching excellence.