George A. Zsidisin, Ph.D. CPSM

Director, Supply Chain Risk & Resilience Research (SCR3) Institute
John W. Barriger III Professor of Supply Chain Risk and Resilience 
Email: gzsidisin@umsl.edu
Phone: 314-516-7270

Professor George A. Zsidisin serves as the Director of the Supply Chain Risk and Resilience Research (SCR3) Institute. His role as Director includes setting the strategic direction and mission of the Institute, recruiting corporate members, establishing partnerships with industry, institutions, and scholarly organizations, and providing the overall leadership for the Institute.


Jill M. Bernard Bracy, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Supply Chain Risk & Resilience Research (SCR3) Institute
Assistant Teaching Professor, Supply Chain & Analytics 
Email: bernardji@umsl.edu
Phone: 314-516-6136

As Associate Director, her roles include coordinating research projects and program development, facilitating partnerships with academic institutions and industry organizations, leading and supporting various initiatives that enhance visibility, and organizing and directing the day-to-day operations of the Institute.


Matias Enz, Ph.D.

Research Director, Supply Chain Risk & Resilience Research (SCR3) Institute
Assistant Professor, Supply Chain & Analytics 
Email: enzm@umsl.edu
Phone: 314-516-5890

His role is to collaborates with the Director and other members of the Institute to increase research opportunities and productivity by building mutually beneficial relationships with external researchers and executives in the field of supply chain management, raising funds to support research projects and actively participating in the execution of the projects. 


Michael G. Edwards

Program Director, Supply Chain Risk & Resilience Research (SCR3) Institute
Assistant Teaching Professor, Supply Chain & Analytics 
Email: edwardsmg@umsl.edu
Phone: 314-516-7273

Professor Michael Edwards serves as the Program Director. His responsibilities include promoting awareness of the Institute and its resources through targeted seminars available to SCR3 Member companies, participating in professional, educational seminars and workshops, and creating program awareness by sharing relevant research.

 Research Fellows

James Campbell James Campbell, Ph.D. 

Professor, Supply Chain & Analytics 

Email: campbell@umsl.edu  
Phone: 314-516-6125

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Associate Professor & Chair, Supply Chain & Analytics 

Email: lihait@umsl.edu  
Phone: 314-516-5890

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Assistant Professor, Supply Chain & Analytics 

Email: cadenbach@umsl.edu  
Phone: 314-516-7270

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Endowed Curator, John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library 

Email: fryn@umsl.edu  
Phone: 314-516-7253


Global RESEARCH FEllows


Professor Sebastian Jarzebowski

Professor Jarzebowski is the Director of the Logistics & Procurement Research Center, as well as a professor in the Department of Economics at Kozminski University in Warsaw. He is also the President of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), in Poland. Along with being the President of the Poland CSCMP chapter Professor Jarzebowski is a member of the Academic Strategies Committee (ASC), and a Committee Member of CSCMP EDGE and the ARS Conference for 2020. 

Jarzebowskis' focus areas include research and teaching activities in the field of information technology in logistics, business process modeling, supply chain management, sustainability and resilience. Professor Jarzebowski also has a variety of experience coordinating multiple international projects in the field of logistics and supply chain management.


Dr. Michael Henke

Dr. Henke is the Director of Frauhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML) in Dortmund. He also holds the Chair in Enterprise Logistics at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at TU Dortmund University, Germany. Furthermore, Dr. Henke is an Adjunct Professor for Supply Chain Management at the School of Business and Management of Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland. 

Dr. Michael Henkes' research focuses include inter alia on Management of Industries 4.0 and Platform Economy, Blockchain and Smart Contracts, Financial Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Risk Management, Procurement, and Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Dr. Henke is able to combine his practical experience from entrepreneurial practices, as well as his extensive knoledge from research findings. 


Professor Federico Caniato 

Professor Federico Caniato is a full time Professor of Supply Chain and Purchasing Management at the School of Management of Politecnio di Milano. He earned a Masters of Science and a Ph.D. in Management Engineering from Politecnio di Milano, where he now serves as the Rector's Delegate for Lifelong Learning. He is also the Director of the International Master in Supply Chain and Procurement Management of MIP Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business. Federico Caniato is a member of the Board of the European Operations Management Association (EurOMA). Caniato has also authored several international publications on various Operations and Supply Chain Management Journals. Along with this he is also the Associate Editor of the Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management. 

Research interests of Dr. Caniato are in the field of Supply Chain and Purchasing Management. In the last years he has focused on Supply Chain Finance, Supply Chain Sustainability, and Supply Chain Resilience. He focused in partticular on the Food and Fashion industries. Caniato is the Director of the Supply Chain Finance Observatory, the leading research initiative in Itialy on the topic, in close collaboration with the International Supply Chain Finance Community. He is also one of the Directors of the Food Sustainability Observatory. 

Barbara Gaudenzi, PhD.

Barbara Gaudenzi, PhD, is an Associate Professor in Supply Chain Management and Risk Management at the Department of Business Administration at the University of Verona, Italy (since 2011). She is the Director of RiskMaster – MBA program in Risk Management and is the Director of LogiMaster, MBA program in Supply Chain Management at the University of Verona. Dr. Gaudenzis' research interests are, in particular, Supply Chain Management and Supply Chain Risk Management. Her work on supply chain risk is primarly focused on commodity price volatility and FX risk management, resilience and business continuity in supply chains. Her work on supply chain management is mainly focused on B2B relationships and logistics service in supply chains. Large parts of the researche has been developed with colleagues from international universities, particularly from North America and Europe. Her work has been published in international journals, such as Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Logistics Management, Industrial Marketing Management, and others. 

Department of Business Administration, University of Verona (Italy)

Via Cantarane 24, office 2.69, 37129 Verona (Italy)

Tel. +390458028623, Fax. +390458028488

email: barbara.gaudenzi@univr.it

web: http://www.dea.univr.it/?ent=persona&id=2105&lang=it#tab-presentazione



IMG_8200.jpg Keli Liu 

Graduate Assistant 

Email: klcv5@mail.umsl.edu  
Phone: 314-516-7270