Dr. Roger J. Gagnon

Dr. Roger Gagnon, Director MSM

Position: Associate Professor 
Email: gagnonr@ncat.edu
Telephone: (336) 285-3291
Fax: (336) 256-2645
Office Location: 227 Merrick Hall

North Carolina A&T State University
Quiester Craig Hall
Greensboro, NC 27411

Teaching Interest:
Operations Management
Management Science
Research Interest:
Advanced technology Assessment, Acquisition, and Planning
Strategy and Design of Productive Systems


Dr. Roger J. Gagnon is an associate professor in the College of Business and Economics at North Carolina A & T State University. He received his BS. in Engineering from Boston University, his MBA degree from Clark University, and his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati.

Prior to academia he worked for six years as plant industrial engineer in the U.S. steel industry. He has held faculty positions at the University of Georgia, the Ohio State University, Wake Forest University, Duke University, the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, and at North Carolina A & T State University since 1996.

In 1985 Dr. Gagnon was the winner of the 1985 American Institute of Decision Science Instructional Innovation Award Competition. In 1998 he and Dr. Janice Smith’s submission to the Eastern Academy of Management was selected as the Outstanding Paper in the Experiential Education Theme Track. Dr. Gagnon and Dr. Shona Morgan’s paper, “A Hierarchical Decision Framework for Reverse Logistics Supply Chains”, submitted to the 2004 Southeast INFORMS meeting was selected as the Best Paper.

Dr. Gagnon’s primary teaching and research interests lie in reverse supply chain systems, advanced technology assessment and justification, the strategy and design of productive systems, the management of technology, and instructional pedagogy in operations management/management science. He has made 61 professional paper presentations, published 40 conference proceedings articles, and published 29 journal articles. His journal publications have appeared in Decision Sciences, The International Journal of Production Research, OMEGA, The European Journal of Operational Research, Computers and Industrial Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Interfaces, the Production and Inventory Management Journal, Internet and Higher Education Journal, and The Journal of Academy of Business Education.

He is a member of the Editorial Board and reviewer for the Journal of Operations Management. He is also a reviewer for Decision Sciences and The Journal of the Academy of Business Education. He is a member and serves on the board of directors of the Academy of Business Education. He is also a member of INFORMS, the Decision Sciences Institute, the Production and Operations Management Society, the Institute of Industrial Engineers, the American Production and Inventory Control Society, and the IEEE Engineering Management Society.

Dr. Gagnon is a member of several business and social science honor societies including Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Iota Delta, Delta Tau Kappa, and Sigma Iota Epsilon.