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Matthew Shatzkin, PhD


Second year as an assistant professor of Supply Chain Operations Management at York College of Pennsylvania. Retired Army Colonel with 28 years of service. Author of "Understanding the Complexity Supply Chains", published by Business Expert Press. On ground experience in three contingency operations: Operation Unified Response (earthquake relief in Haiti), Joint Task Force Katrina (hurricane relief in New Orleans), Operation Iraq Freedom 1.5 (Aug 2003-April 2004).


  • PhD, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND (2014)
  • MA, Webster University, Fort Leavenworth, KS (2003)
  • BA, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX (1990)


Shatzkin, Matthew (2018) Sources of complexity in emergency supply chains, Supply Chain Matters Blog

Shatzkin, Matthew (2018) The sustainment imperatives of the expeditionary operational environment, Army Sustainment Magazine, Issue Oct 2018

Shatzkin, Matthew (2018) Defining Emergency Supply Chains, Supply Chain Matters Blog Bob Ferrari

Shatzkin, Matthew (2018) Effectively implementing lessons learned on supporting expeditionary maneuver., Army Sustainment Magazine, Issue Aug 2018

Shatzkin, Matthew (2017) Understanding the Complexity of Emergency Supply Chains Business Expert Press

Shatzkin, Matthew (2012) Rapidly Returning the Global Response Force, Army Sustainment Magazine, Volume 45, Issue 3, Pages 48-53.

Shatzkin, Matthew (2011) The 407th Brigade Support Battalion in Operation Unified Response: Expeditionary logistics, Military Review, Volume 91, Issue 5, Pages 52-60.

Shatzkin, Matthew (2011) Expanding logistics capacity, Army Sustainment Magazine, Volume 43, Issue 3, Pages 16-20.


Shatzkin, Matthew. Evolution of the YOU DRIVE: an active learning approach in undergraduate operations management and data analytics courses, NABET Conference, 42nd Annual Meeting, National Association of Business Economics and Technology, 2019

Shatzkin, Matthew. The Evolution of Group Exercises within an Introductory College Business Course, NABET Conference, 42nd Annual Meeting, NABET, 2019

Shatzkin, Matt. "Preparing to Be Surprised", YCP Excel Series, York College of Pennsylvania, 2019

Shatzkin, Matthew. "Sustaining through Strategic Leadership", YCP Order of the Omega, Anti-Hazing Week, YCP Order of Omega, 2019

Shatzkin, Matt; Greisler, David. "Preparing for the Unexpected", YCP ChangeCon Spring 2019, York College of Pennsylvania, 2019

Shatzkin, Matthew. "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Lessons Learned from 28 Years of Military Leadership", YCP ChangeCon Fall 2019, York College of Pennsylvania, 2019

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