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Keenan D. Yoho
Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Business and Public Policy
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-2029
Email: kdyoho (at)
PhD - University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Business, 2006
Operations, Minor Certificate in Industrial and Systems Engineering
MBA - University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000
Operations and Information Management
MS - University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998
Industrial Relations
BA - Temple University, 1994
  • 04/2009 - Present, Assistant Professor of Operations Management
  • 08/2006 - 03/2009 - Associate Operations Researcher, The RAND Corporation
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Strategy
  • Improving the speed, effectiveness and efficiency of military operations.
  • Analysis of strategic, operational and tactical alternatives to achieve enterprise objectives.
  • Special operations and strategy in global security.
  • Joint Civilian Service Commendation Award (2014)
  • Richard W. Hamming Annual Faculty Award for Achievement in Teaching, NPS (2012)
  • Louis D. Liskin MBA/MSM Class Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching (June 2010, December 2010, June 2011)
  • John Morgridge Doctoral Research Fellow (2004-2006)
  • Finalist, 2005 Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Award in Supply Chain Optimization, Sponsored by The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida Supply Chain and Logistics Engineering (SCALE) Center
  • Vilas Travel Fellowship to conduct field research on chemical and biotechnology supply chains in Belgium, France and Germany, 12/1/04 - 08/31/05
  • Reggie Tate Excellence in Teaching Award, UW-Madison, School of Business (2001)
  • "Strategies for Logistics in Case of a Natural Disaster," (with Aruna Apte), International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, forthcoming.
  • "The Global SOF Network: Posturing Special Operations Forces to Ensure Global Security in the 21st Century," (with Tess deBlanc-Knowles and Randy Borum), Journal of Strategic Security, Vol. 7, No. 2, 1-7.
  • Sourcing and Global Distribution of Medical Supplies (with Resnick, A. C. and Welser IV, W.), RR-125, The RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, 2014.
  • "Selecting Maritime Disaster Response Capabilities" (with Apte, A., Greenfield, C., and Ingram, C.), Journal of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Vol. 6, No. 2, 40-58, 2013.
  • "Setting Safety Stocks for Stable Rotation Cycle Schedules" (with J. A. Rappold), International Journal of Production Economics, 2013, Vol. 156, 146-158.
  • "Strategic Resource Acquisition and Allocation: Selecting Vessels to Support Maritime Irregular Warfare," (with Bummara, J., Clark, W., and Kelley, C.), Military Operations Research Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3, 21-33.
  • "Evidence of Unit Cost Reductions of the F-16 fighter as a Result of U.S. Arms Export Production," (with Yeung, A.A. and Arkes, J.), 2013, Journal of Cost Analysis and Parametrics, Vol. 6, No. 1, 3-22, 2013.
  • "Defence Logistics: An Important Research Field in Need of Researchers," (with Sebastiaan Rietjens and Peter Hugh Tatham), International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 43 Iss: 2, 2013.
  • The NATO Special Operations Headquarters Warfare Center: A Smart Defense Approach (with Davis, A. D., (Eds)), Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA. 2012.
  • "The Theory of Entrepreneurial Policy Alignment: A Newer Institutional Economics," (with Solon J. Simmons), Journal of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Vol. 5, No. 2, 26-39, 2012.
  • "Beyond Lean: Production and Inventory Policy for the Old Economy," (with James A. Rappold), Production and Inventory Management Journal, Vol. 47, No. 2, 2011.
  • "Army Tactical Wheeled Vehicles: Current Fleet Profiles and Potential Strategy Implications," (with Wong, C., Moore, L., Loredo, E., Bower, A., and Pacuzzi, B.), 2011, TR-890-A, The RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA.
  • "Assessment of the USCENTCOM Medical Distribution Structure," (with Welser IV, W., Robbins, M., Peltz, E., Van Roo, B. D., Resnick, A. C., and Harper, R.), 2010, MG 929-A, The RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA.
  • "Fast-Forward: Key Issues in Modernizing the U.S. Freight-Transportation System for Future Economic Growth" (with Hillestad, R. and Van Roo, B. D.), 2009, MG 883, The RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA.
  • "A Model for Level-Loading Production in the Process Industries When Demand is Stochastic" (with James. A. Rappold), Production Planning and Control, 2008, 19, 686-701.
  • Keywords: Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Logistics, Inventory Control, Outsourcing, Offshoring, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Strategy, Disaster Response

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