David Hyatt (D.M.) is a Research Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Arkansas’ Sam M. Walton College of Business. Hyatt’s primary research and practical interests concern sustainability in global supply chains, and he seeks to understand when, how, and why nonprofits and businesses collaborate to solve issues of the natural environment. With a particular emphasis on environmental practices in supply chains, his objective is to aid the communities of scholarship and practice to achieve joint environmental, social, and economic success. He was co-written and published articles and teaching case studies about Walmart's sustainability journey.
Hyatt also leads the sustainability programs for the campus including a sustainability minor and graduate certificate in sustainability.