Faculty & Staff Directory

Travis Tokar

Professor of Supply Chain Management
Information Systems and Supply Chain Management Department


  • PhD, University of Arkansas
  • MTLM, University of Arkansas
  • BS/BA, University of Arkansas

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Behavioral issues and human decision making in logistics and supply chain management
  • Replenishment management 
  • Business forecasting

Selected Publications

  • Ha Ta, Terry Esper, and Travis Tokar, (2021), “The Impact of Motivation Framing on Crowdsourcing Performance in Supply Chain Operations Tasks.” Production and Operations Management, Vol 30, No. 9, pp. 3192-3212
  • Travis Tokar, Brent Williams, and Brian Fugate, (2020), “I <Heart> Logistics – Just Don’t Ask Me to Pay For It: Online Shopper Behavior in Response to a Delivery Carrier Upgrade and Subsequent Shipping Charge Increase.” Journal of Business Logistics, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 182-205
  • Jessica Darby, Davis Ketchen, Brent Williams, and Travis Tokar, (2020), “The Implications of Firm-Specific Policy Risk, Policy Uncertainty, and Industry Factors for Inventory: A Resource Dependence Perspective.” Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 3-24
  • Travis Tokar and Morgan Swink, (2019), “Public Policy and Supply Chain Management: Using Shared Foundational Principles to Improve Formulation, Implementation, and Evaluation,” Journal of Supply Chain Management, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 68-79
  • Travis Tokar, John Aloysius, Matthew Waller, and Doyle Hawkins, (2016), “Exploring framing effects in inventory control decisions: Violations of procedure invariance,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 306-329