Dave Nelson is a Lecturer at both Flint and Dearborn Schools of Management where he teaches Business Applications and Operations Management. Much of his work for the Flint campus entails instruction and mentoring both entry-level students, as well as those transitioning from former occupations to pursue second careers. He is also involved with teaching at satellite facilities in the DEEP (Dual Education) program for AP-level students who are attending university-level classes while completing high school. Dave has over 12 years of experience instructing both in-class and online settings in Business and Mathematics at undergraduate and graduate levels. He has a Master’s degree in Science, an MBA from Purdue University and is currently completing a PhD in Operations Management at The University of Toledo, OH.
Dave Nelson has extensive industry experience in business startup, development, and expansion. His research focus is in business sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy and Triple Bottom Line Performance which can be found in publications such as Journal of Supply Chain Management, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, and Biodiesel. Additionally he was also co-author of an Alternative Energy study in mass transit funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Dave belongs to several academic societies, plays an active role in conferences as a chair, reviewer and as first-author of papers presented both internationally and in North America.