James G. Morris holds the position of Dean’s Professor of Operations and Information Management in the School of Business. He is Chair of the Department of Operations and Information Management, and also directs the School’s Information Systems program. He teaches operations research courses and a course on facilities location models.
Professor Morris’ research focuses on facilities location with special focus on distribution system network design, decision problems under risk, and workforce scheduling. His work has appeared in Annals of Operations Research, Management Science, Mathematical Programming, Naval Research Logistics, Operations Research, and Transportation Science, among other academic journals, and he co-authored the book Facilities Location: Models and Methods. Professor Morris is a member of the advisory boards of the Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management and the UW E-Business Institute.