Lance Saunders

Lance Saunders

Department: Supply Chain Management

Center: Global Supply Chain Institute

Title: Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Management and Vallett Family Faculty Research Fellow


2013 Virginia Tech, Ph.D., Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

2003 University of Tennessee, M.S., Department of Industrial Engineering

2003 University of Tennessee, M.B.A., New Product Development, Integrated Value Chain Management

2001 University of Tennessee, B.S., Department of Industrial Engineering

Lance Saunders is an assistant professor in the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management. Most recently, he was an assistant professor of supply chain management and analytics at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he specialized in teaching operations management. Saunders has published in the International Journal of Logistics Management, the Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, and more. He received his bachelor’s, master’s, and MBA at UT, before completing his doctorate at Virginia Tech in 2013.