Tobin Porterfield

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Educational Background

PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. University of Maryland

MBA in Business Management. University of Baltimore

BS in Business Management. University of Baltimore

Teaching Courses

Operations Management

Business Analytics

Strategic Procurement and Sourcing

Supply Chain Risk Management


Dean Porterfield, is the Interim Dean at Wenzhou-Kean University, and the Associate Dean for the College of Business and Public Management at Kean University in New Jersey. Following a 17-year industry career he earned his Ph.D. in Logistics and Supply Chain from the University of Maryland at College Park.

He leveraged his supply chain industry experience to pursue research interests in supply chain relationships, disruptions, and technology applications. His research has been presented at national and international conferences and published in academic journals including Transportation Journal, The International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Team Performance Management, The International Journal of Production Economics, and The Journal of Computer Information Systems.

Research Interests

  • Supplier performance management
  • Supply chain information exchange
  • Network analysis
  • Supply chain risk management
  • Supply chain disruptions
  • Humanitarian supply chains

Work Experience

Interim Dean, Wenzhou Kean University (7/2023 - present)

Associate Dean, Kean University (6/2020-o present)

Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management and Graduate Program Director (8/2000-6/2020)