Dave Nelson commenced working as a Lecturer in the fall of 2011 at the School of Management, where he instructs Operations and entry-level Microsoft Business Applications (MIS) on-campus, at satellite locations and online. He has over 10 years of experience instructing in-class, hybrid and online courses in Business, and Mathematics, at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dave has a Master's degree in Science, an MBA from Purdue, and is currently a Ph.D. Candidate (Supply Chain Operations) at The University of Toledo, OH.
With extensive industry experience in business startup, development, and management, Dave's research focus is in the area of business sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility and Triple Bottom Line. Dave's publications focus on supply chain sustainability, such as Journal of Supply Chain Management and International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management. He also has published research in Biodiesel, acted as co-author of a mass transit Alternative Energy study under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and developed several manuals for industry. His papers have been presented at conferences in North America and Internationally.