Mikaella Polyviou

Assistant Professor
TEMPE Campus
Assistant Professor
TEMPE Campus


Mikaella Polyviou's research centers on supply chain disruptions, which are interruptions in the flow of goods occuring in the supply chain as a result of triggering events. She uses multiple empirical methods to investigate how organizations can improve their resilience to supply chain disruptions. In her research, she examines the role of individual managers as well as that of organizations as a whole.

Mikaella joined the W. P. Carey School of Business in 2016. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Cyprus, her Master in Business Logistics Engineering, and, later, her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. She has been a Fulbright scholar twice.


  • PhD  The Ohio State University
  • MS  The Ohio State University
  • BS  University of Cyprus

Research Interests

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Risk
  • Resilience
  • Behavioral Supply Management
  • Buyer-Supplier Relationships


  • Fiksel, J., Polyviou, M., Croxton, K.L., and Pettit, T.J. 2015. From Risk to Resilience: Learning to Deal with Disruption. MIT Sloan Management Review 56(2): 79–86.
  • Grimm, C.M., Knemeyer, A.M., Polyviou, M., and Ren, X. 2015. Supply-Chain-Management Research in Management Journals: A Review of Recent Literature (2004–2013). International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management 45(5): 404–458.
  • The Resilient Supply Chain: Competing on the Ability to Come Back from Disaster. 2013. National Center for the Middle Market.


Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 520Strategic Procurement
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SCM 520Strategic Procurement


Honors and Awards

  • 2015 Small Grant, Fisher College of Business
  • 2015 Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Dissertation Grant
  • 2014 Ackerman Award, Fisher College of Business
  • 2013 ISM Scholarship for IFPSM Summer School on Advanced Purchasing Research, Salzburg, Austria
  • 2012-2013 Scholar, National Center for the Middle Market, Fisher College of Business
  • 2006-2008, Fulbright scholar

Professional Associations

<p>Academy of Management (AOM); Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP); Decision Sciences Institute (DSI); Fulbright Alumni Association; Institute for Supply Management (ISM); Production and Operations Management Society (POMS); Society for Judgement and Decision-Making</p>


Ad-hoc reviewer for: California Management Review; International Journal of Operations and Production Management; Journal of Business Logistics

Organizer of SCM research seminars

Work History

<p>Arizona State University: 2016-present</p>