Matthew J. Drake, Ph.D., CFPIM, is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management in the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University. Dr. Drake primarily teaches analytical courses in the Supply Chain Management program. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Duquesne University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. His first book, Global Supply Chain Management, was published by Business Expert Press in 2012. His case book, The Applied Business Analytics Casebook, was published by FT Press in 2014. Dr. Drake’s research has been published in a number of leading journals, including Naval Research Logistics, the European Journal of Operational Research, Omega, the International Journal of Production Economics, OR Spectrum, the Journal of Business Ethics, and Science and Engineering Ethics. Several of his previous cases and teaching materials have been published in INFORMS Transactions on Education and Spreadsheets in Education.
Dr. Drake lives in suburban Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Nicole, his daughters, Noelle and Maia, and his dog, Bismarck.