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Judith Whipple

Interim Dean
Department: Dean's Office
Office:
North Business Building
632 Bogue St Rm N520
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 355-8377
Donald J. Bowersox and Robert W. Thull Professor in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Department: Supply Chain Management
  • Biography
    Dr. Judith Whipple is the Interim Dean of the Broad College of Business.

    Dr. Whipple is also the Bowersox-Thull Endowed Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Prior to this, she directed the Food Industry Management Program at MSU. Dr. Whipple has extensive teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level, teaching in the Full-time MBA, Executive MBA, MS-SCM and doctoral programs. Dr. Whipple was awarded the MSU Teacher Scholar Award for excellence in teaching and research, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Educators Conference Teaching Innovation Award, and various best paper awards, including the Bernard J. La Londe Best Paper Award of the Journal of Business Logistics. Dr. Whipple's research interests include supply chain integration and collaboration. Judy has published work in numerous logistics, supply chain and marketing journals. For her contribution to the field of supply chain management, she was selected as a DC Velocity Rainmaker. She previously served on the Board of Directors at CSCMP, chaired its Research Strategies Committee and co-chaired its Supply Chain Innovation Award. Dr. Whipple currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). 

  • Education
    Ph.D. Marketing and Logistics 1994, Michigan State University
  • Courses
    • MBA 821: Introduction to Supply Chain Management
    • PIM 870: Supply Chain Management I
    • SCM 870: Introduction to Supply Chain Management
    • SCM 930: Foundations in Logistics Research
    • MBA 831: Supply Chain Management Applications
  • Awards
    • MSU Teacher-Scholar Award, 2005
      University level award for teaching and research excellence
    • Bernard J. La Londe Award, 2005
      Best Paper Published in the Journal of Business Logistics
    • Teacher of the Year, 2007
      Supply Chain Management Association
    • Bernard J. La Londe Award, 2010
      Best Paper Published in the Journal of Business Logistics
    • DC Velocity Rainmaker, 2013
      http://www.dcvelocity.com/articles/20130701-rainmakers
    • Teaching Innovation Award for CSCMP Educators Conference, 2013
      Best Paper selected in the Teaching Innovation Track
    • Richard J. Lewis Quality of Excellence Award, MSU, 2015
      College level award for continuous improvement and innovation
    • Transportation Journal Best Paper Award, 2017-2018
      Best Paper Published in Transportation Journal
    • Jack Meredith Best Paper of the Year Award, 2011
      Best paper published in the Journal of Operations Management 
    • Instructor of Excellence Award Fall 2020
      College level teaching award received for full-time MBA
  • Media Mentions

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