Jason Miller (PhD The Ohio State University) is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management and is serving a two-year term as interim chairperson for the Department of Supply Chain Management 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 in Academy of Management Journal, Decision Sciences, Forecasting, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Journal 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 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 national general media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, NBC News, The Washington Post, and Reuters as well as specialized industry news outlets including Journal of Commerce, FreightWaves, Supply Chain Dive, Business Insider, and Trains, amongst others.
With regard to teaching, Jason teaches or has taught courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level. He currently teaches a course on integrated logistics systems in the MBA program and a distribution fulfillment course in the MS in Supply Chain Management 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.