Title: Director of the Center for Supply Chain Management and Logistics
Company: University of Illinois at Chicago
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Anthony M. Pagano, PhD., Director of the Center for Supply Chain Management and Logistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in global supply chains.
Matriculating at the Pennsylvania State University, Dr. Pagano achieved a Bachelor of Arts in economics in 1968, a Master of Arts in economics in 1972 and a PhD in economics in 1978. While in graduate school, he served as a research assistant for a project on transportation, which ultimately was the focus of his entire career trajectory. Today, Dr. Pagano works in multiple roles, including as the director of the Center for Supply Chain Management and Logistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, which he commenced in 2006. He has also been an associate professor of management at the institution and coordinator of the transportation management and logistics area of the Department of Management since 1978.
Prior to being made an associate professor at his current institution, Dr. Pagano served as an assistant professor of management at the University of Illinois at Chicago from 1978 to 1984. Additionally, from 1998 to 2005, he was an adjunct professor of management and strategy at the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, he then served as the president of the National Transportation Forum in 2006 and 2007. From 1991 to 2016, Dr. Pagano utilized his skills and expertise as the executive director of the Metropolitan Transportation Association. Finding great success in his career, Dr. Pagano was honored with the Herbert O. Whitten Service Award from the Transportation Research Forum in 2011 and the Best Paper Award from the International Association of Maritime Economists in 2012. He was awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach courses in international business, logistics and supply chain management at Santa Maria La Antigua University in Panama City, Panama, in the spring of 2010 and additionally performed research at the Panama Canal Authority in the area of measuring economies of agglomeration and supply chain effects in maritime clusters. Throughout the years, he maintained professional affiliation with the International Association of Maritime Economists, the Transportation Research Board, the Transportation Research Forum, the Midwest Business Administration Association, the Business Leaders for Transportation, the Traffic Club of Chicago and a variety of other institutions. Attributing his success to hard work, he looks forward to commencing a well-deserved retirement within the coming years.
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