Brent B. Moritz

 

 

469 Business Building
Smeal College of Business
Pennsylvania State University
E-mail
: bmoritz(at)psu.edu

(814) 863-7243 Office

 

 

 

Associate Professor: Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems: 2017-current

Visiting Scholar (on Sabbatical Leave from Penn State) : University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia 2018-19

Assistant Professor: 2010-2017

 

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Education:

University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis, MN                                                                                                                                                         July 2010                     

PhD in Business Administration (Operations and Management Science Department)                        

Dissertation: Behavioral and Cognitive Factors in Supply Chain Decision Making

Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management, Cleveland, OH                 May 2001    

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Concentrations: Finance and Entrepreneurship                                                                  

Valparaiso University, College of Engineering, Valparaiso, IN                                                                                                                                                                                                     May 1995 

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME)

Manufacturing Management Minor (Joint Business / Engineering Minor)

Christ College Associate (Honors Designation in Humanities and Liberal Arts)

 

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Teaching Experience:
Assistant / Associate Professor:  Smeal College of Business, Penn State University                                      

o   Capstone course for undergraduate majors in supply chain management.

§  Extensive use of using case teaching methods.

§  Used The Fresh Connection or LINKS simulations; examination of company-focused best practices.

o   Writing-designated course beginning in 2012.

§  1 Section, Spring 2021 (Instructor Rating n/a COVID-19)

§  2 Sections, Fall 2020 (Instructor Rating n/a COVID-19)

§  1 Section, Spring 2020 (Instructor Rating 6.0 / 7)

§  2 Sections, Fall 2019 (Instructor Rating 6.6 / 7)

§  1 Section, Spring 2018 (Instructor Rating 6.9 / 7)

§  2 Sections, Fall 2017 (Instructor Rating 6.7 / 7)

§  2 Sections, Spring 2017 (Instructor Rating 6.4 / 7)

§  1 Section, Fall 2016 (Instructor Rating 6.8 / 7)

§  2 Sections, Spring 2016 (Instructor Rating 6.5 / 7)

§  1 Section, Fall 2015 (Instructor Rating 6.7 / 7)

§  1 Section, Spring 2015 (Instructor Rating 6.3 / 7)

§  2 Sections, Fall 2014 (Instructor Rating 6.7 / 7)

§  2 Sections, Spring 2014 (Instructor Rating 6.7 / 7)

§  2 Sections, Spring 2013 (Instructor Rating 5.7 / 7)

§  3 Sections, Spring 2012 (Instructor Rating 5.6 / 7)

§  3 Sections, Spring 2011 (Instructor Rating 4.8 / 7)

§  1 Section, Fall 2013 (Instructor Rating 5.7 / 7)

§  1 Section, Fall 2012 (Instructor Rating 5.8 / 7)                                         

Instructor: University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management                                              

Carlson School of Management Undergraduate Core Course, 61 students

Teaching Assistant: University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management                                

Teaching Assistant: Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management

Teaching Assistant: Valparaiso University 

Led a weekly course discussion section for freshmen students in the Honors College

Teaching Certification:  Program for the Advancement of Classroom Excellence (PACE) active learning facilitator.  May 2008

 

Professional Experience:

 

BorgWarner Automotive

·        Purchasing Supervisor, BorgWarner Turbo Systems, Asheville, NC                                2004-2005

 

Eaton Corporation

·        Manufacturing Manager, Eaton Truck Group, Kings Mountain, NC                               2003-2004

·        Supply Chain Program Manager, Eaton Supply Chain Management, Cleveland, OH             2001-2003

 

Parker Hannifin Corporation

·        Project Manager – International Operations, Akron, OH / Monterrey, Mexico                 1998-1999

·        Global Development Program, England and Germany                                                    1996-1997

·        Manufacturing Engineer, Akron, OH, Enfield, CT and Des Plaines, IL                           1995-1996, 1997-1998

·        Manufacturing Engineer Co-op, Akron, OH and Des Plaines, IL                                     1992-1994