- Ph.D.: University of Tennessee
- MBA: University of Tennessee
- BS: University of Tennessee
- AAS: Pellissippi State Community College
Area of Specialization
- Strategic Adaptive Supply Chain Capabilities
Matthew Jenkins is an sssistant professor of logistics and supply chain management at Georgia Southern University. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., his professional career involved two years at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory/Department of Energy managing database systems to support environmental science research. Jenkins’s background also consists of three years at Pfizer Inc., where he led the development of business intelligence systems for North American Logistics, five years at Siemens Medical Solutions, where he directed all purchasing, logistics, and materials management operations associated with global radiopharmaceutical production, and two years at ABT Molecular Imaging, where he commercialized the global supply chain for medical equipment and sterile medical product distribution.
Jenkins’s primary research interests concern strategic adaptive supply chain capabilities, with a focus on adaptation of supply chain strategy and operations in emerging markets. He has published articles in Journal of Supply Chain Management and annual conference proceedings. For his dissertation, Jenkins investigated the role of supply chain resource orchestration and supply chain knowledge in improving product launch performance in emerging markets.
Last updated: 10/9/2017