Aleda V. Roth is the Burlington Industries distinguished professor in supply chain management at Clemson University. Before joining Clemson, Roth held the WP Carey endowed chaired professorship in supply chain management at Arizona State University and held the Mary Farley Lee distinguished professorship of operations, technology, and innovation management at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She also held faculty positions at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and Boston University. With more than 200 publications, Roth’s work ranks in the top 1 percent of production and operations scholars in the United States and 7th worldwide in service management research. She received her doctorate in production and operations management from The Ohio State University, where she also earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology.