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Glenn Richey

Robert "Glenn" Richey Jr

Raymond J. Harbert Eminent Scholar and Professor in Supply Chain Management

position: Raymond J. Harbert Eminent Scholar in Supply Chain Management
dept: Department of Systems and Technology
phone: (205) 310-5973
office: 446 Lowder Hall

At Auburn since 2015

2003 University of Oklahoma (Ph.D. Supply Chain Management & Logistics)
1998 Middle Tennessee State University (M.B.A. Management & Marketing)
1992 University of Alabama (B.S. Marketing)

Dr. Glenn Richey is the Harbert Eminent Scholar in Supply Chain Management. His role is to help advance supply chain management research and teaching in the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University.  Dr. Richey engages in industry based research and enjoys building research and student relationships between academia and practice.  In addition to his formal education, Dr. Richey has an executive certificate in international business from the University of South Carolina. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Richey worked for 10 years in managerial positions across several functional areas including procurement, sales, retail consulting, warehousing, finishing/manufacturing and logistics/supply chain operations for two companies: Scott Paper Co. and Genuine Parts Company’s S.P. Richards Division.  When not at work, he enjoys his relaxation time and travel with his wife of 22 years, Suzanne, and his two sons, Max and Rob. 

Research Dr. Richey has published over seventy articles in peer reviewed scholarly journals since 2003 including, but not limited to: Business Horizons, Industrial Marketing Management (IMM), International Marketing Review (IMR), International Journal of Logistics Management (IJLM), International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management (IJPDLM), Journal of Applied Psychology (JAP), Journal of Business Logistics (JBL), Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management (JPSSM), Journal of Business Research (JBR), Journal of International Management (JIMgt), Journal of International Marketing (JIM), Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS), Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), Journal of Operations Management (JOM), Journal of World Business (JWB), Journal of Services Marketing (JSM), Management Decision, Organizational Dynamics, Supply Chain Management Review, Thunderbird International Business Review, and Transportation Research (TR:E). He has won numerous awards for his research - recently including the Cavusgil Award in 2014 for the best contribution to international marketing management in Journal of International Marketing and the LaLonde award in 2012 for the best paper in supply chain management & logistics in the Journal of Business Logistics.

Dr. Richey has won multiple graduate and undergraduate teaching awards. He is the 2013 recipient of the University of Alabama’s top teaching award - the National Alumni Association Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award given by alumni, students, and peers. He has taught across six continents and has led study abroad trips to countries including Brazil, Belgium, Chile, China, Columbia, the Netherlands, Panama, Peru, Greece, Spain, and Turkey. He also enjoys mentoring Ph.D. students and has helped place students at schools such as James Madison University, Mississippi State University, Ohio University, Oklahoma State University, and the University of Georgia. Dr. Richey is proud to have served as faculty adviser for many student groups and also has served as a mentor to many student athletes.

Service Dr. Richey is Senior Editor at Decision Sciences Journal and an Associate Editor at Journal of Business Logistics and the Journal of Supply Chain Management. He serves on several editorial review boards including: the Journal of World Business, Industrial Marketing Management, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management (IJPDLM), and International Journal of Logistics Management. In 2013, Dr. Richey won the Emerald Publishing’s Leading Editor Award as co-editor of IJPDLM. He maintains active memberships of the Academy of International Business, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, and the Food Industry University Coalition of the National Grocers Association. He holds an Associate professorship at the University of Edinburgh (UK) where he assists with research. 

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