Anant Mishra is an Associate Professor in the Information Systems and Operations
Management Department at the School of Business, George Mason University. He
completed his doctoral degree in Operations Management from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. His other degrees include a Master’s degree
in Statistics from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial
Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
Anant has designed and taught Executive MBA, MBA and Undergraduate level courses in Project Management, Operations Management, and Business Statistics.
His current research interests derive from contemporary real world issues in the areas
of project management, open innovation, public-sector operations, and offshoring.
His research has been published in Production and Operations Management and
Journal of Operations Management.
Anant's recognitions include the Wickham Skinner Award for Best Published Paper in the
Production & Operations Management Journal, School of Business Outstanding MBA
Faculty Award, School of Business Research Award, POMS Applied Research
Competition Finalist, INFORMS Technology Management Section Best Doctoral
Dissertation Award, Honorable Mention in the Elwood Buffa Doctoral Dissertation
Competition, and Outstanding Ph.D. Student Teaching Award.
Prior to pursuing a Ph.D., Anant acquired valuable experience in software development
working for Tata Consultancy Services – a premier Indian IT consulting firm.