Amit Arora, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management in the School of Business and Public Administration at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). Previously, he was an Associate Professor and Co-Director of Nicholas J. Giuffre Center for Supply Chain Management at Bloomsburg University (BU). Prior to joining BU, he was Assistant Professor and Director of Global Logistics & International Business Education and Research Center at Savannah State University. He is a certified SCOR (Supply Chain Operations Reference) scholar by the Supply Chain Council.
He teaches courses in Transportation, Logistics, Operations, Supply Chain Management, Innovation, Quality, Strategic Management, and Business Research. His current research interests are sustainability strategies in supply chain management, supply chain collaboration and experiential innovative gaming exercises for teaching. He has co-authored articles in logistics, marketing, international business, and pedagogical journals. He has published in International Journal of Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, Journal of Promotion Management, among others.
Amit serves as Principal Investigator (PI) and Co-PI for various funded research grants from National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, VentureWell, and CIBERs. Amit is actively involved with academic organizations like Academy of International Business Southeast (AIB-SE) and Northeast Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI). He is currently the Chapter Chair of AIBSE and Conference Chair for NEDSI 2023. He has extensive industry experience having worked in the auto industry in India for about 10 years.