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Kalkanci, Basak

Basak Kalkanci

Associate Professor
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Awards & Recognitions

Georgia Power Professor of Excellence, 2015

ARCS Emerging Sustainability Scholar Award, 2019


Basak Kalkanci is an Associate Professor of Operations Management at the Georgia Institute of Technology Scheller College of Business. Her current research focuses on socially and environmentally responsible supply chain management, behavioral operations management, supply risk management, contracting and information sharing in supply chains. She earned her Ph.D in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University in 2010 and her B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Bogazici University (Turkey) in 2004. She worked as a postdoctoral associate at MIT before joining Georgia Tech.

Her work appeared in leading journals such as Management Science, Operations Research, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, and Production and Operations Management. She is the recipient of the Georgia Power Professor of Excellence (2015), M&SOM Meritorious Service Award (2014), Management Science Meritorious Service Award (2015, 2017), and ARCS Emerging Sustainability Scholar Award (2019).

Working Papers

  • Kalkanci, B. 2017. Supply Risk Mitigation via Supplier Diversification and Improvement: An Experimental Evaluation
Published Papers