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Faculty - Management Sciences

Professor Ken Boyer

phone: (614) 292-4605
fax: (614) 292-1272
address: 644 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210


Dr. Kenneth K. Boyer is Professor of Operations Management. He has a MA and a PhD from Ohio State University as well as a BS in mechanical engineering from Brown University. Prior to teaching at MSU, he was Assistant Professor at DePaul University from 1995 to 2000. From 2000 to 2008 Dr. Boyer was an Associate and Full Professor at Michigan State University.


Areas of Expertise

Operations strategy, technology management, and e-commerce operations


Dr. Boyer was the co-editor in chief (2006 – 2011) of the Journal of Operations Management. He has memberships in Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Academy of Management, Production and Operations Management Society and Decision Sciences Institute.

His professional activities include serving in several leadership positions within the Decision Sciences Institute and the Academy of Management. He has published more than 40 journal articles.

Dr. Boyer has given invited presentations in eight different countries and been quoted in several prominent periodicals including The New York Times , Business 2.0 , the Chicago Tribune and USA Today.