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Christopher Faires

Title: PhD Candidate
Department: Supply Chain Management

Office: 3223 Gerdin Business Building
Phone number: (515) 294-1714


Chris is a third-year doctoral candidate studying Supply Chain Management. His research interests include returns management, last-mile logistics, and simulation modeling. His dissertation, currently in progress, focuses on the intersection of returns management and risk. Prior to coming to Iowa State, Chris worked professionally as a web developer in Utah, and he enjoys applying his programming skills to research. He is a husband and father of three boys and enjoys spending time with family, exercising, and playing golf.