Professor, Carlson School of Management
Karen Donohue's research examines methods for coordinating inventory and distribution decisions across supply chains. She draws on a number of different methodologies in her research, including stochastic modeling, game theory, and behavioral economics.
Donohue received B.A. degrees in mathematics and economics from St. Olaf College, and a M.S. and Ph.D. in industrial engineering and management science from Northwestern University. Before joining the Carlson School, she served for six years on the faculty of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Her articles have appeared in such journals asManagement Science, Operations Research, Interfaces, Production and Operations Management, and Journal of Operations Management. She currently serves as an associate editor for Management Science and POMS. Her early research was funded through an NSF Career Award.