Global Supply Chain Management
Bernardo (Bernie) F. Quiroga, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, and Program Coordinator, Global Supply Chain Management
Affiliated Faculty, Center for Free Enterprise
Bernardo (Bernie) F. Quiroga, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management (with tenure) in the John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University. He also serves as the Program Coordinator for Global Supply Chain Management.
Bernie is a native of Arica, Chile. After scoring the nationwide highest score on his PAA (Chilean SAT) college entrance exams, he enrolled at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC Chile), where he majored in Economics and Management Sciences, completing concurrently a Master’s degree in Economics with a concentration in Public Policy, plus a Specialist Diploma from the Inter-American Program in Applied Macro (PIMA) organized jointly by UC Chile and the Inter-American Development Bank.
Bernie then attended Penn State for graduate studies, obtaining two more Master’s degrees (one in Economics, another in Supply Chain and Information Systems) and a Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Supply Chain and Information Systems.
After graduating from Penn State in 2015, Bernie joined Clemson University’s College of Business and Behavioral Sciences as Assistant Professor of Operations Management. Three years later, he became a founding faculty member of the Business Analytics and Quantitative Methods area within the School of Management at UC Chile, his first alma mater. He joined the Global Supply Chain Management group at the Chambers College in 2022.
Bernie is an expert in Behavioral Operations, Public Sector and Healthcare Decision Making, and Procurement. His research has been published in leading management journals such as Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, Operations Research Letters, Journal of Urban Economics, International Transactions in Operational Research, and Family Business Review. Given the multi-disciplinary span of his work, his research has also been published in high-impact journals in other disciplines, including Higher Education Policy and Frontiers in Public Health.
Bernie is also an internationally recognized editor and peer reviewer for the top scholarly journals in his area. He has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Operations Management since May 2016. He has been elected to receive awards twice for his service to the journal in this capacity, in 2017 and 2022. He is also Associate Editor of the Decision Sciences Journal since December 2022.
As an instructor, Bernie has experience teaching courses in Statistics, Econometrics, Optimization, Data Analytics, Decision Analysis, Microeconomics, Supply Chain Analytics, Mathematical Applications for Economics and Management, Healthcare Supply Chain Management, Logistics/Distribution Management, Sourcing and Supply Management, and Operations Management, at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
An avid research collaborator, Bernie has an Erdos number of (at most) 4.
Personal Website (http://www.quiroga.org)
- Ph.D., Business Administration (Supply Chain and Information Systems), The Pennsylvania State University at University Park
- M.S., Business Administration (Supply Chain and Information Systems), The Pennsylvania State University at University Park
- M.A., Economics, The Pennsylvania State University at University Park
- Magister (M.S.), Economics with a concentration in Public Policy, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
- Specialist Diploma, Inter-American Program in Applied Macroeconomics (PIMA), Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and Inter-American Development Bank.
- Licenciado (B.Sc.), Economics and Management Sciences, and Commercial Engineer with a concentration in Economics, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile