The Journal of Supply Chain Management (JSCM) has named Professor Kevin Linderman as the Best Associate Editor for 2016. Linderman will be honored at the 2017 Academy of Management conference in Atlanta in August.

The mission of JSCM is to be the journal of choice among supply chain management scholars across disciplines. JSCM has been ranked either first or second for the past seven years across supply chain and operations management journals.

Linderman is the Curtis L. Carlson Professor in Supply Chain and Operations at the Carlson School. His research interests in supply chain and operations include quality management, six sigma, lean, innovation, knowledge management, high-tech organizations, and environmental operations.

He has a BA in mathematics and philosophy from Minnesota State University, an MS in mathematics from Miami University, an MS in management science at Case Western Reserve University, and a PhD in operations from Case Western Reserve University.

His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and he has won a number of research awards, including the Chan Hahn Distinguished Paper Award, the Elwood S. Buffa Doctoral Dissertation Competition (co-advisor), a Carlson School Research Award, and a Journal of Operations Management Top Cited Article Award.

His publications have appeared in Management Science, Journal of Operations Management, Decision Science, IIE Transactions, European Journal of Operations Research, Journal of Quality Technology, and Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation.