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Assistant Professor of Practice; Director of Operations, Advanced Supply Chain Collaborative, University of Tennessee

Dan Pellathy is an assistant professor of practice and director of operations of the Advanced Supply Chain Collaborative at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. Pellathy holds a doctorate in supply chain management from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, an MBA/MPIA focusing on international economics from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s in philosophy and anthropology from Cornell University.

Pellathy’s professional background includes enterprise risk management. He continues to actively consult with companies on strategic supply chain planning, organizational alignment, supply chain risk management and end-to-end operational excellence.

His research interests include supply chain strategy and integration and organizational design, particularly creating sustainable business success. Pellathy’s research has been published in academic journals, including the Journal of Business Logistics, Journal of Supply Chain Management, the International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management and the International Journal of Logistics Management. He has co-authored numerous papers on forward-thinking topics in supply chain management that have been featured in practitioner outlets, including Supply Chain Quarterly, Supply Chain Management Review and has also been published by the Wall Street Journal.


  • 2023–2024
    Professor of Practice, University of Tennessee