Thomas Choi, Ph.D., is a Regents Professor of Arizona State University and AT&T Professor of Business at the W. P. Carey School of Business. As a researcher of Supply Chain Management, he has studied the upstream side of supply chains, in which a buying company interfaces with many suppliers organized into various forms of networks. He was the Lead Editor of the Oxford Handbook of Supply Chain Management. He recently published The Nature of Supply Networks.
Thomas founded and currently co-directs the Complex Adaptive Supply Networks Research Accelerator (CASN-RA). From 2014 to 2019, he served as the Executive Director of CAPS Research, a joint venture between ASU and the Institute for Supply Management. From 2011 to 2014, he served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Operations Management.
In 2012, he was recognized as a Distinguished Operations Management Scholar by the OM Division at the Academy of Management. He was ranked as a leading scholar in the “Top 50 Researchers by Publication Score” (see Table 1 in Babbar et al. 2019). He has been listed as a Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate’s Web of Science.