Dr. Katrina Savitskie
- Position: Assistant Professor
- Department: Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics
- Office Location: Bldg 53 Room 120E
- Campus: 8504742652
Katrina Savitskie was previously an Associate Professor of Marketing and Logistics at Savannah State University. She received her Ph.D. in Marketing, Logistics, and International Business from Michigan State University.
Dr. Savitskie has taught a variety of courses, including Introduction to Supply Chain Management, Global Logistics, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain Management Strategy, International Marketing, Principles of Marketing, and International Business. Additionally, while at Michigan State, she was the co-director of the study abroad program “International Business Management: Europe” for 3 summers. Her research interests focus on the strategic role of information and performance metrics in the supply chain. Past research activities included projects investigating aspects of service operations; and the impact of strategy, structure, and information technology processes on service performance. Consulting efforts have included distribution network analysis for Worthington Industries and AmeriCold Logistics, LLC, and transportation cost analysis for Bissell, Inc. Dr. Savitskie has been published in a number of journals, including the Journal of Business Logistics, International Journal of Logistics Management, The Journal of Global Business Management, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, along with many conference proceedings.
Dr. Savitskie is currently conducting research in several areas, including supply chain management practices in India, food truck marketing, and corporate social responsibility.
She has extensive international experience having spent time in 60+ European, Asian, African, and South American countries. She recently returned from spending the month of May in Sub-Saharan Africa and learned a great deal about doing business in that part of the world. While traveling, Dr. Savitskie has toured many international ports and manufacturing sites and has seen first-hand international supply chain management in action. She looks forward to sharing her experience with students.