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Daniel Heiser

Academic Degrees

PhD, Operations Management, Indiana University, 1999
MS, Operations Management, Indiana University, 1995
JD, Maurer School of Law at Indiana University, 1984
BA, Economics, Wabash College, 1981


Daniel Heiser is a professor emeritus in the Department of Management & Entrepreneurship at the Driehaus College of Business. Before taking emeritus status in 2019, Heiser served as an associate professor and department chair. While at DePaul, Heiser taught supply chain management and project management. He also previously served as associate dean, leading the college’s global engagement, including oversight of graduate degree-abroad programs in Bahrain, Taiwan and the Czech Republic. Heiser has taught in many countries around the world, including Bahrain, Chile, Czech Republic, China, Finland, Germany, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates. His supply chain research has appeared in the International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Supply Chain Management, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, and Strategic Outsourcing: An International Journal.

Prior to joining DePaul, Heiser served in Washington, DC, as legal advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Education and in Indianapolis, Ind., as the clerk of the Indiana Supreme Court. He owns a minority interest in an Indiana-based farming operation.

Research Areas

Supply Chain Management