Keely Croxton

Professor of Logistics; Co-director, Full Time MBA Program
Marketing & Logistics Department, Fisher College of Business

Keely L. Croxton is an Associate Professor of Logistics in the Department of Marketing and Logistics at The Ohio State University.  Her research interests are in supply chain management.  She has developed an expertise in supply chain resilience, focused on helping companies balance their inherent vulnerabilities with their management capabilities in order to effectively respond to disruptions in the supply chain.  She is also interested in further developing a process-oriented framework for supply chain management, with special focus on demand management and order fulfillment.  Her research has been published in several leading journals and she has been awarded the Bernard J. LaLonde Best Paper Award for the Journal of Business Logistics.  She is also the author on several chapters of Supply Chain Management: Processes, Partnerships, Performance. She received her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University.  Before joining academia, she worked in the automotive, paper and packaging, and third party logistics industries.  

At The Ohio State University, Keely teaches modeling, forecasting, and supply chain management at the undergraduate, MBA, Ph.D. and Executive Education levels.  She is a faculty lead for OSU’s Global Water Initiative,  a member of the leadership team of the Sustainable and Resilient Economy Discovery Theme, a member of the Academic Research Committee of Fisher’s Risk Institute, and a representative on the University Senate.