Jennifer K. Ryan is a Professor of Supply Chain Management in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska. Prior to joining UNL, Dr. Ryan served as a faculty member in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the School of Business at University College Dublin (Ireland), the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame and in the School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University. Her research has been published in Management Science, Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, Naval Research Logistics, Decision Sciences and IIE Transactions. Dr. Ryan has received several National Science Foundation (NSF) grants, including an NSF CAREER grant. She currently serves as a Department Editor for IIE Transactions and as an Associate Editor for Naval Research Logistics and OMEGA.