Dr. Tobias Schoenherr joined the Department of Supply Chain Management as an Assistant Professor in 2008. He holds a PhD in Operations Management and Decision Sciences from Indiana University, Bloomington, from where he also obtained his BS and MBA. He also holds a Diplom-Betriebswirt (FH) from the European School of Business, Reutlingen University, Germany, and is an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP). Dr. Schoenherr has taught operations and supply chain courses, both graduate and undergraduate, at Indiana University, Eastern Michigan University, the International Graduate Business School in Zagreb (Croatia), and the Central European University, Budapest (Hungary).
Dr. Schoenherr's research focuses on supply chain management, purchasing, ERP systems, and global manufacturing. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Management Science, the Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Business Logistics, the International Journal of Production Research and the Journal of Supply Chain Management, among others. Dr. Schoenherr has also won several teaching and research awards and grants. For example, he received the 2003-2004 Panschar Undergraduate Teaching Award for Associate Instructors at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, and the Outstanding Research in Business Award at the College of Business, Eastern Michigan University. He received ISM's Senior Research Fellowship for 2009 and MSU's Lilly Teaching Fellowship for the 2010-2011 academic year. Most recently, he was awarded the Richard J. Lewis Quality of Excellence Award and the Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award.