Position: Assistant Professor
Research InterestsSupply Chain Management
EducationPhD (Management with Specialization in Operations Management)
Masters of Business Administration (University of Calgary)
Bachelor of Commerce (Entrepreneurial Management) (Royal Roads University)
Diploma of Technology (Operations Management) (BC Institute of Technology)
PublicationsSnider, B., Southin, N. & Cole, R. (2019) Patio Swings Intermodal Shipping Competition: An Inquiry Based Partial Information Exercise. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 17(2), 146-162.
Snider, B., Southin, N. & Weaver, S. (2017). Student Peer Reviewed Line Balancing Competition. INFORMS Transactions on Education (ITE), 17(2), 43-48.
Snider, B., Southin, N. (2016). Operations course icebreaker: Campus club cupcakes exercise. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 14(3), 262-272.
Kroad, T. & Southin, N. (2019, May) Innovation in the truck transportation industry. Paper presented at ASAC 2019, St. Catharines, ON.
Southin, N. & Owoyemi, O. (2018, November) Small business perspectives on return policies. Paper presented at Decision Sciences Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
Southin, N. (2017, November). First Class Exercises. Presented at BC Campus Symposium 2017, Vancouver, BC.
Snider, B., Southin, N. (2017, July) Inquiry-based Intermodal Shipping Competition. Paper presented at the 24th Annual European Operations Management Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland. WINNER: NIGEL SLACK TEACHING INNOVATION AWARD
Southin, N. (2015, November). Strategic perspectives of 3PL providers towards reverse supply chain activities. Paper presented at Decision Sciences Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
Southin, N., Barragan, S., Romaniuk, L. (2015, November). Does gender diversity matter in e-retail leadership? Paper presented at Decision Sciences Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
Barragan, S., Southin, N., Romaniuk, L. (2015, November). Diversity statements and senior management positions: Walking the talk or lip service? Paper presented at Decision Sciences Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
Barragan, S., Southin, N., Romaniuk, L. (2015, June). Corporate (discursive) commitment to diversity in top 60 e-retailing companies in North America. Paper presented at ASAC 2015, Halifax, NS.
Courses TaughtBUSN 6070 Project Management and Consulting
MNGT 4730 Business Project Management 1
SCMN 3330 Procurement Management
SCMN 4390 Selected Topics in Supply Chain Management
SCMN 3320 Supply Chain Management
MNGT 4730 Project Management I
BUSN 6050 Supply Chain Management
MNGT 1710 Introduction to Business