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Jason Miller

Associate Professor
Department: Supply Chain Management
North Business Building
632 Bogue St Rm N328
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-6426
Curriculum Vitae
  • Biography
    Jason Miller (PhD The Ohio State University) is a tenured Associate Professor of Logistics and the John D. and Dortha J. Withrow Endowed Emerging Scholar at Michigan State University's Eli Broad College of Business. His primary research stream examines issues in the for-hire truck transportation industry including safety, productivity, pricing dynamics, driver turnover, and employment. He also conducts macroeconomic research in the manufacturing and retail sectors, with a special emphasis on the disruptive role of imports, tariffs, and the COVID-19 pandemic. His research has appeared or is forthcoming in Academy of Management Journal, Decision Sciences, ForecastingJournal of Business Logistics, Journal of Management, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Multivariate Behavioral Research, Transportation Journal, and Transportation Research Part E. Jason is a Senior Editor at Journal of Business Logistics; an Associate Editor at Journal of Operations Management, Decision Sciences, and International Journal of Operations and Production Management; and an Editorial Review Board Member at Journal of Supply Chain Management. He also actively reviews for several supply chain (International Journal of Logistics Management, Journal of Business Logistics, and Transportation Journal) and quantitative methods (Behavior Research Methods, Educational and Psychological Measurement and Structural Equation Modeling) journals.

    In addition to academic research, Jason provides commentary via LinkedIn on various issues that affect supply chain practitioners such as inventory levels, pricing dynamics, manufacturing output, and transportation activity. He regularly speaks at industry webinars regarding these topics. He is frequently quoted by news outlets including The Wall Street JournalThe Washington PostReuters, Journal of CommerceFreightWaves, and Supply Chain Dive, amongst others. 

    With regard to teaching, Jason teaches or has taught courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level. 
    At the undergrad level, Jason teaches the case-based capstone supply chain management course and has also taught an upper-level transportation management elective. He teaches a course on integrated logistics systems in the MBA program. At the doctoral level, he co-coordinates the introductory PhD seminar common to both the logistics and OSM doctoral programs.

    Jason has been recognized with multiple awards for research and teaching. He was recognized as the undergraduate faculty member who had the greatest impact on students based on the 2017 graduating senior survey. The website Poets & Quants has recognized him as one of the top 40 undergraduate professors in 2017. 
  • Publications
    Miller, J. W. (2017). A Multivariate Time Series Analysis of Motor Carrier Safety Behaviors. Journal of Business Logistics 38(4): 266–289
    Miller, J. W., Saldanha, J. P., Rungtusanatham, M., & Knemeyer, A. M. (2017). How Does Driver Turnover Affect Motor Carrier Safety Performance and What Can Managers Do About It? Journal of Business Logistics 38(3): 197–216 *Nominated for the Bernard J LaLonde Prize for best manuscript published in Journal of Business Logistics in 2017.
    Calantone, R., Whipple, J. M., Wang, J., Sardashti, H., & Miller, J. W. (2017). A Primer on Moderated Mediation Analysis: Exploring Logistics Involvement in New Product Development. Journal of Business Logistics 38(3): 151–169 *Authors listed in order they came on the project.
    Miller, J. W., Fugate, B., & Golicic, S. (2017). How Organizations Respond to Information Disclosure: Testing Alternative Longitudinal Performance Trajectories. Academy of Management Journal 60(3): 1016–1042
    Miller, J. W., Golicic, S., & Fugate, B. (2017). Developing and Testing a Dynamic Theory of Motor Carrier Safety? Journal of Business Logistics 38(2): 96–114
    Miller, J. W. (2017). Discrete Time Hazard Modeling of Large Motor Carriers’ Longitudinal CSA Performance. Transportation Journal 56(2): 107–139
    Davis-Sramek, B., Fugate, B. S, Miller, J. W, Germain, R., Izyumov, A., & Krotov, K. (2017). Understanding the Present by Examining the Past: Imprinting Effects on Supply Chain Outsourcing in a Transition Economy. Journal of Supply Chain Management 53(1): 65–86
    Miller, J. W., & Saldanha, J. P. (2016). A New Look at the Longitudinal Relationship between Motor Carrier Financial Performance and Safety. Journal of Business Logistics 37(3): 284–306
    Schwieterman, M. A., Miller, J. W. (2016) Factor Market Rivalry: Towards an Integrated Understanding of Firm Action. Transportation Journal 55(2): 97–123
    Mellat-Parast, M., Golmohammadi, D., McFadden, K., Miller, J. W. (2015). Linking Business Strategy to Service Failures and Financial Performance: Empirical Evidence from the US Domestic Airline Industry. Journal of Operations Management 38(1): 14–24 *Authors listed in order they came on the project.
    Stromeyer, W. R., Miller, J. W., Murthy, R., & DeMartino, R. (2015). The Prowess and Pitfalls of Bayesian Structural Equation Modeling: Important Considerations for Management Research. Journal of Management 41(2): 491–520
    Rungtusanatham, M., Miller, J. W., & Boyer, K. K. (2014). Theorizing, Testing, and Concluding for Mediation in SCM Research: What to Do, What Not to Do. Journal of Operations Management 32(3): 99–113
    Saldanha, J. P., Miller, J. W., Hunt, C. S. & Mello, J. E. (2014). Linking Formal Controls to Motor Carrier Performance: Curvilinear and Interaction Effects. Transportation Research Part E 64(1): 28–47
    Miller, J. W., Stromeyer, W. R., & Schwieterman, M. A. (2013). Extensions of the Johnson-Neyman Technique to Linear Models with Curvilinear Effects: Derivations and Analytical Tools. Multivariate Behavioral Research 48(2): 267-300
    Goldsby, T. J., Knemeyer, A. M., Miller, J. W., & Wallenburg, C. M. (2013). Measurement and Moderation: Finding the Boundary Conditions in Logistics and Supply Chain Research. Journal of Business Logistics. 34(2): 109–116
    Miller, J. W., Saldanha, J. P., Hunt, S., & Mello, J. E. (2013). Combining Formal Controls to Improve Firm Performance. Journal of Business Logistic. 34(4): 301–318             *Awarded the Bernard J LaLonde Prize for best manuscript published in Journal of Business Logistics in 2013.
    See CV for updated list of publications
  • Courses
    • SCM 470: Supply Chain Policy Analysis
    • SCM 872: Distribution Fulfillment
    • SCM 476: Transportation Management
    • SCM 910: Introduction to Theory in SCM
    • SCM 854: Integrated Logistics Systems
  • Awards
    • Jane K. Fenyo Best Paper Award (2012)
      Best conference paper for student research at the 41st Academy of Marketing Science Annual Conference. Matt Schwieterman was the co-recipient.
    • Bernard J. La Londe Best Paper Award (2013)
      Awarded for the best manuscript published in Journal of Business Logistics in 2013. Co-recipients are John P. Saldanha, C. Shane Hunt, and John Mello.
    • CSCMP Doctoral Dissertation Award (2015)
      Best doctoral dissertation as voted on by an academic and industry panel.
    • E. Grosvenor Plowman Award (2016)
      Awarded for the best conference paper at the CSCMP annual conference.
    • Most Impactful Undergraduate Faculty Member (2017)
      Received the most votes when asked the question "which faculty member was most impactful during your time at Broad" by seniors completing the annual graduating senior survey.
    • Top 40 Undergraduate Professors (2017)
      Selected by Poets & Quants as one of the Top 40 Undergraduate Professors.

    • Best Associate Editor Honorable Mention (2018)
      Selected as the honorable mention for the Best Associate Editor at Journal of Operations Management
    • E. Grosvenor Plowman Award (2019)
      Winner of the E. Grosvenor Plowman Award for best conference paper by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
    • John D. and Dortha J. Withrow Endowed Emerging Scholar Award (2020)
      Winner of the John D. and Dortha J. Withrow Endowed Emerging Scholar Award
    • Instructor of Excellence Award (2020)
      Recognized by the Broad College with an Instructor of Excellence Award for having SIRS scores in the top 10% of faculty for the Spring 2020 semester
  • Media Mentions

Related News:

Jason Miller has Publication Published 
Article titled, Titled 'An Exploratory Investigation of New Entrant Motor Carriers' Longitudinal Safety Performance'
Jason Miller's Manuscript Accepted for Publication 
It's titled, 'Learning by Applying: The Case of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award'
Jason Miller Publishes Manuscript 
Titled 'A Multivariate Time-Series Examination of Motor Carrier Safety Behaviors'
Jason Miller's Manuscript Accepted into Transportation Journal 
"How Does Electronic Monitoring Affect Hours-of-Service Compliance?" was accepted at Transportation Journal.
Paying for hurricanes  
With recent hurricanes, the coastal regions critical to global supply chains and economies have taken a hit.
Faculty Spotlight: Leadership in Logistics  
When it comes to supply chain management and logistics innovation, the Broad College of Business is blazing the trail
Two SCM Faculty Selected as Broad Integrative Fellows 
The program seeks to develop integrative thinking across business disciplines among the Broad College faculty
Dr. Jason Miller has Article Accepted to the Transportation Journal 
"Discrete Time Hazard Modeling of Large Motor Carriers' Longitudinal Safety Performance" accepted for publication.
Closs Calls- Welcome Back! 
A few things have changed in the Supply Chain Management program since students last left in the Spring.
Faculty Awards and Publications 
Michigan State University Supply Chain Management professors are renowned practitioners and educators.
SCM Faculty Recognized at CSCMP 
Three SCM faculty members were recognized for excellence in the supply chain management profession at the conference.
SCM Faculty Member to be Published in Journal of Supply Chain Management 
The article will in the Journal of Supply Chain Management in 2017.
Two SCM Faculty to be Published in Next Issue of Journal of Business Logistics 
Two SCM Faculty to be Published in Next Issue of Journal of Business Logistics.
Dr. Schwieterman's Research Published in Transportation Journal 
Dr. Schwieterman's paper will be published in Transportation Journal, Vol. 55, No. 2, 2016.