Peter Swan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Logistics and Operations Management, Business Administration
Program Coordinator, Minor in Human Resources Management
Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Science in Project and Supply Chain Management
Office Location: 
Olmsted Building, E356, +1 717 948 6443
Mailing Address: 
E356 OLMSTED BLDG PENN STATE HBG MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Bio

Peter Swan comes to the school from the Smeal College of Business at the University Park campus. Dr. Swan earned his Ph.D. in business administration at the University of Michigan Business School. He holds an MBA from the University of Tennessee and a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan. He has published in such journals as Journal of Business Logistics, Transportation Journal, Public Works Management & Policy, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, and Academy of Management Journal. Prior to joining academia, he spent a decade working in the railroad industry.

Professional Affiliations

  • Transportation Research Board
  • Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
  • American Society of Transportation and Logistics
  • Penn State Center for Supply Chain Research
Research Interests
Transportation Operations
Transportation Economics
Supply Chain Cost Models
Freight Transportation
Railroads
Motor Carriers