Gary M. Kern
Associate Professor of Decision Sciences
PhD, Indiana University, 1985; MBA, Case Western University, 1979; BS, University of Virginia, 1978
Before joining the faculty at IU South Bend in the fall of 1992, Dr. Kern taught MIS, Operations Management, and Management Science courses at the University of Virginia, Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana State University, the University of Notre Dame, and the Shanghai Institute of Mechanical Engineering. He received the S. F. Otteson Teaching Excellence Award while at IU Bloomington, and he became a member of FACET in February of 1997. In May of 1997, Dr. Kern was named an Indiana University Faculty Service Fellow. He is an active member of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), serving as President of the Midwest DSI during 1997-98. Dr. Kern was Program Co-Chair for the 1996 Midwest DSI Annual Meeting, hosted by IU South Bend in South Bend. He has published articles on Group Technology and Cellular Manufacturing, Demand Management, Scheduling, Computer-Assisted Instruction, and Management of Information Services. He was founding co-editor and technical editor for the Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.