Tobias Schoenherr is the
Hoagland-Metzler Endowed Professor in Purchasing and Supply Management.
Recently recognized to be among the Top 10 thoughts leaders worldwide in supply
chain management research, he is an award-winning scholar and teacher focusing
on the area of sourcing, with a particular interest in buyer-supplier
relationships. He is also currently serving as the Co-Editor-in-Chief for the
International Journal of Operations and Production Management.
Professor Schoenherr holds a Ph.D. in
Operations Management and Decision Sciences from Indiana University,
Bloomington, from where he also obtained his B.Sc. and M.B. He also holds a
Diplom-Betriebswirt (FH) from the European School of Business, Reutlingen
University, Germany, and is an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional
(CSCP). Dr. Schoenherr has taught purchasing, operations and supply chain
management courses, both graduate and undergraduate, at Michigan State
University, Indiana University, Eastern Michigan University, Rotterdam School
of Management at Erasmus University (The Netherlands), Yonsei University (South
Korea), the International Graduate Business School in Zagreb (Croatia), and the
Central European University, Budapest (Hungary).
Professor Schoenherr’s work has
appeared in more than 75 peer-reviewed publications, including Management Science, the Journal of Marketing Research, the Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Decision Sciences, and the Journal of Business Logistics, among
others. The many research awards and recognitions he received include the
Institute for Supply Management’s Senior Research Fellowship, the John D. and
Dortha J. Withrow Endowed Emerging Scholar Award, the MSU Teacher-Scholar Award,
and the Jack Meredith Best Paper Award for the best paper published in the
Journal of Operations Management during the last five years. Some of Professor
Schoenherr’s teaching awards include the Richard J. Lewis Quality of Excellence
Award, the Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning
Award, and MSU's Lilly Teaching Fellowship.