- Department of Marketing, Quantitative Analysis and Business Law
Dr. Christopher A. Boone serves as an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at Mississippi State University. Dr. Boone earned a Master of Science degree in Logistics Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology’s School of Engineering and Management with majors in transportation and inventory management. He earned a Ph.D. in Management from Auburn University where he studied Operations and Supply Chain Management.
Dr. Boone is an award-winning teacher with extensive experience in terms of the audiences and courses taught. He is currently teaching undergraduate courses in International Transportation and an MBA level Supply Chain Operations course. Dr. Boone is also an award-winning researcher with articles published in a variety of logistics and supply chain related journals including, the Journal of Business Logistics, the International Journal of Logistics Management, and the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. He is also a co-investigator and author of the Masters of Logistics: Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends. This study is now in its 29th year with results published annually in Logistics Management magazine. Dr. Boone’s current research interests lie in the areas of logistics and supply chain strategy, decision making, and digital transformation.
Prior to joining the faculty at Mississippi State University in 2019, Dr. Boone served as an Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Supply Chain Management in the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University (TCU). While at TCU, he also served as the Director of TCU’s Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program and the Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management program.
Prior to entering academia, Dr. Boone served for 22 years in the United States Air Force (USAF). His military career included service across a variety of logistics and transportation related positions. Dr. Boone also commanded two different units including a stateside operational logistics squadron and a deployed combat convoy logistics squadron.