Dayton Steele - Fall '22

Dayton Steele

Assistant Professor
Supply Chain and Operations


  • PhD 2022
    Operations, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • BS 2013
    Mathematical Economics, University of Richmond


  • Retail Operations
  • Operations/Marketing Interface
  • Innovative Processes
  • Empirical Operations


Dayton Steele is an Assistant Professor in the Supply Chain and Operations Department at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.  His research uses structural estimation and field experiments as techniques to study new innovative processes at retail chains. His works span a variety of retail contexts including apparel, e-Commerce, consumer electronics, and automobile spare parts.

He received his PhD in Operations at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and he completed his undergraduate studies at University of Richmond, with a BS in Mathematical Economics.

Prior to academia, he worked in management consulting in Richmond, VA, leading the data analytics department.

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