Faculty & Staff

Faculty teaching a classDedicated, engaged and involved faculty are a hallmark of the MSCM program. Each faculty member brings a wealth of knowledge gained through study, research and being connected to industry. MSCM professors care about student success in the classroom and beyond.





Dr. Peter Haug - Professor of Operations Management, Director of MSCM Program

Education - (1986) BA, State University of New York at Fredonia; MA University of Maine; MBA, College of William & Mary; MPhil, University of Edinburgh; PhD, University of Washington.

Background - Professor Haug teaches courses in Designing and Improving Operations, Project Management, Supply Chain Management, and Manufacturing Strategy. From 1997-1998, he taught as a Fulbright Lecturer in the MBA program at Renmin University of China in Beijing, China, and in 1998-1999, he had a professional development leave at Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland. From January - June 2001, he was a visiting professor in the Department of Engineering at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik. His research interests are in global manufacturing strategy and location decisions and the implementation of lean manufacturing.





Dr. Stella Hua - Associate Professor of Operations Management

 Education - PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Background - Professor Hua earned her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and MBA degree from Baylor University. Prior to joining the faculty at Western in Fall 2002, she held a faculty position at Oregon State University. Professor Hua is certified by APICS in the Production & Inventory Management area (since 2001) and is a recipient of the APICS Education & Research Foundation Plossl Fellowship. Her  research focuses on process improvement, product innovation, and supply chain integration. Her work has appeared in IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of Production Innovation Management,  Computers and Operations Research, and Case Research Journal. Professor Hua teaches Operations Management and Supply Chain Management at both undergraduate and graduate levels.




Dr. Mark Springer - Associate Professor of Operations Management

Education - (1987) BA, University of Cincinnati; MBA, PhD, Vanderbilt University.

Background - Professor Springer currently teaches the ERP and Quality Management courses as well as the senior seminar in Manufacturing Management. His research has appeared in the European Journal of Operational Research, the Journal of Operations Management, and Computers and Industrial Engineering.






Dr. Gerard M. Campbell - Professor of Operations Management 

Education - BS, Columbia University; MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington.

Background - Professor Campbell’s research interests include mathematical modeling of workforce staffing and production scheduling issues, and he has also written numerous teaching case studies based on actual manufacturing and service organizations.  His research has appeared in a variety of academic journals, including Decision Sciences, Management Science, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, and the Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education. 



Name Phone Title Dept Office Office Hours E-mail
Deepinder Bajwa (360) 650-7309 Professor DSCI PH439

Spring: TR 12:00 - 2:00pm or by appointment

Katherine Baker (360) 650-6726 DSCI PH206B

Summer: By Appointment

Christopher Califf (360) 650-4817 Assistant Professor DSCI PH039

Summer: By appointment

Gerard Campbell (360) 650-4496 Professor DSCI PH407

Spring: TR 10:45 -11:45 am

Xiaofeng Chen (360) 650-3913 Assistant Professor DSCI PH207

Summer: TWR 8:50 – 9:50am or by appointment

Roger Cox (360) 394-2712 Instructor DSCI PBX222

By Appointment

Mohamed El-Sharo (360) 650-2904 Visiting Assistant Professor DSCI PH432

Spring: by appointment

Michael Flittie (360) 650-6726 Instructor DSCI PH 206B

Spring: MW 10:00am - 12:00pm or by appointment

Peter Haug (360) 650-4807 Professor DSCI PH349

Summer: TW 4:00 - 6:00pm or by appointment

Stella Hua (360) 650-4135 Professor DSCI PH323

Spring: MW 2:00 - 3:15pm

Saido Jama (360) 650-3994 MSCM Program Assistant DSCI PH206A Saido.Jama@wwu.edu
Ilhyung Kim (360) 650-2428 Professor DSCI PH329

Summer: By appointment

Jiexun Li (360) 650-4230 Assistant Professor DSCI PH339

Spring: TR 12:30-2:30pm or by appointment

Talisa Manker (360) 650-3902 Academic Department Manager DSCI PH343

MTWF 8:30am-4:30pm; R 8:30am-4:00pm

Ann Renee Mann (360) 650-7224 Manager, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management Program DSCI PH206A


Lee McClain (360) 650-3973 Senior Instructor DSCI PH418

Summer: TW 9:00 - 9:50am or by appointment

Brian Morgans (360) 650-2447 Senior Instructor DSCI PH208

Spring: TR 10:00 - 11:30am, 1:00 - 4:00pm; F 1:00 to 2:30pm

Kraig Pencil (360) 650-7550 Senior Instructor DSCI PH206D

Summer: TWR 9-9:45am

Kurt Robertson (360) 650-2902 Instructor DSCI PBX222

By Appointment

Chris Sandvig (360) 650-7952 Professor DSCI PH313

Spring: MW 11:00am-1:00pm or by appointment

Mark Springer (360) 650-4806 Professor DSCI PH325

Spring: By appointment

Sue Su (360) 650-4426 Senior Instructor DSCI PH036

Spring: M 9:00am - 12:00pm &1:00 - 4:00pm; W 9:00 - 11:00am 1:30 - 4:00pm

Craig Tyran (360) 650-2207 Professor DSCI PH343A

Spring: TR 2:10-3:00pm; W 1:00-2:00pm; or by appointment

George Zhang (360) 650-2867 Professor DSCI PH335

Winter: MWF 2:30 – 3:30pm or by appointment