Judith Whipple

Interim Dean, Bowersox-Thull Endowed Professor in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Michigan State University



Dr. Judith Whipple is Bowersox-Thull Endowed Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Faculty Director of the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management Program (MS-SCM) in the Broad College at Michigan State University (MSU).  Prior to this, she directed the Food Industry Management Program at MSU.  Judy 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, supply chain security and risk management, and supply chain organizational design. 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.