Marc Hatton

Grad Research Assistant
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus


(Marc) Ryan is currently a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Supply Chain Management.  Prior to joining the Supply Chain Management program at W.P. Carey, he was a Director at NASPO ValuePoint, a public procurement organization.  His research focuses on cultural influences within supply chains, supply chain risk mitigation, supply chain decision making processes. 


  • Ph.D. Student - Supply Chain Management, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University (May 2023)
  • M.B.A. - University of Utah
  • B.A. - University of California, Davis


  1. Carter, C., Hatton, M., Wu, C. and Chen, X. (2019), "Sustainable supply chain management: continuing evolution and future directions", International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 50 No. 1, pp. 122-146. 
  2. Liu, Z., Hatton, M. R., Kull, T., Dooley, K., & Oke, A. (2020). Is a large award truly attractive to solvers? The impact of award size on crowd size in innovation contests. Journal of Operations Management.

Research Activity

Research in Progress

  1. Yildiz, H., Yan, T., Hatton, M.R., Kull, T., Fowler, J., Sisk, L. (Working Paper) Managing Supply Chain Disruptions in the Face of Complexity Due to Pandemics.
  2. Hatton, M.R., Kull, T., Hall, P., Wagner, T. (Working Paper). A Qualitative Case Study in Public Procurement Innovation.
  3. Hatton, M.R., Yang, S., Kull, T. (Working paper), Agency theory within heterogeneous participation amongst homogeneous organizations.