Patrick R. McMullen, Ph.D.
Wake Forest University
Schools of Business
Winston-Salem, NC 27109


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The first four books are available via Amazon


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Associate Professor, Wake Forest University, Babcock Graduate School of Management, 2003-Present.
Teach MBA students Quantitative Methods.

Associate Professor, Auburn University, College of Business, 1999-2003.
Teach undergraduates and MBA students Operations Management, and teach MBA students Operations Research.

Visiting Professor, Harvard University, Department of Economics, 1997-2000.
Teach undergraduate and graduate students Econometrics and Time Series Forecasting, as well as Game Theory.

Assistant Professor, University of Maine, Maine Business School, 1995-1999.
Taught undergraduates and MBA students Production and Operations Management, and teach MBA students Operations Research and Applied Statistics.

Graduate Teaching Fellow, University of Oregon, College of Business Administration, Decision Sciences Department, 1992-1995.
Taught undergraduates Production and Operations Management.


Senior Industrial Engineer, Steel Parts Corporation, Tipton, IN, 1991-1992.
Performed classical industrial engineering functions such as: motion and time-study, plant layout, project management and labor negotiations with union officials. Also served as facility environmental engineer.

Industrial Engineering Manager, National Foods, Indianapolis, IN, 1988-1991.
Performed functions such as product labor and material costing, motion and time-study and project management. Supervised one data-entry employee.

Junior Industrial Engineer, Armour Foods, Louisville, KY, 1987-1988.
Performed motion and time study, project management and plant layout.


Born on 16 July 1964 in Louisville, KY.

Have two children: Kirby (1/16/96) and Abby (3/12/99)

Enjoy cycling , playing guitar, tropical fish (specifically African cichlids), golf (mid-80s is a good day), traveling (I've been to all 50 states. North Dakota and Nebraska recently put me over the top), reading (Dostoevsky, Austen, Thomas Mann, etc.), computer programming, popular mathematics, creating digital art, wood-carving and sculpture.

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Jack R. Meredith
Wake Forest University
Schools of Business
Winston-Salem, NC, 27109

Gregory V. Frazier
The University of Texas at Arlington
College of Business
Department of Information Systems and Management Sciences
Arlington, TX 76019-0377

Virginia R. Gibson
University of Maine
College of Business
Orono, ME 04469-5723

Umit Akinc
Wake Forest University
Schools of Business
Winston-Salem, NC 27109