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Cliff Defee

Cliff  Defee

COB Advisory Council Research Fellow,

position: EBSCO Industries Associate Professor
dept: Department of Systems and Technology
phone: (334) 844-8186
office: 439 Lowder Business Building

At Auburn since 2007


  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2007
  • MBA, Texas A&M University, 1983
  • BBA, Texas A&M University, 1981

Professional Activities

Dr. Defee held the position of chief operating officer prior to beginning his academic career. He has consulted with dozens of supply chain organizations including Blockbuster Video, Dell, Disney, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Nokia, Tandy, and The US Mint. Dr. Defee's research has appeared in The International Journal of Logistics, and Supply Chain Forum. He currently teaches supply chain strategy. Dr. Defee is member of the American Society of Transportation and Logistics, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, and the Strategic Management Society.

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