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Brian Gibson

Brian  Gibson

Wilson Family Professor

position: Professor
dept: Department of Systems and Technology
phone: (334) 844-2460
office: 438 Lowder Business Building

At Auburn since 1999


  • PhD, University of Tennessee,
  • MBA, Wayne State University, 1991
  • BSBA, Central Michigan University, 1984

Professional Activities

Dr. Gibson teaches logistics and supply chain management courses in Auburn's undergraduate, graduate, and distance learning programs. He is the recipient of multiple College of Business awards including the 2004 Research Award, the 2004 MBA Teaching Award, the 2002 McCartney Teaching Award and the 2002 Outreach Award. Dr. Gibson is active in supply chain management research. He has co-authored 25+ articles and is a frequent presenter at industry conferences. Recent articles have appeared in the International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, International Journal of Logistics Management, Journal of Business Logistics, and Supply Chain Management Review. Dr. Gibson participates in executive education, corporate training, and consulting projects. He is a curriculum planner and instructor for Accenture's Supply Chain Academy. Dr. Gibson has also participated in the development and delivery of training programs for multiple organizations, including IKEA, Ryder Integrated Logistics, Saturn, Transfreight, Unilever, and WC Bradley. Dr. Gibson is involved in the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals as a project researcher, roundtable advisor, and conference presenter. He is also on the executive committee of the Distribution Business Management Association. He also serves as an editorial review board member or reviewer for five publications.

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