Director, Responsible Supply Chain Lab
Research Associate, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics
Alexis H. Bateman is a Research Associate at the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics. Her current research focuses on environmentally sustainable supply chains and urban logistics. Dr. Bateman received her Ph.D. in Planning, Policy and Design and Masters in Urban Planning at the University of California, Irvine. Her doctoral studies focused on environmental governance and urban planning through field work in major Southeast Asian cities. She co-authored a book on environmental governance of global regional seas and published several articles on environmental management. Dr. Bateman's previous professional work includes working with the City of Santa Ana Green Program, ISTEA projects with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), and the urban redevelopment plan for the Los Angeles River Revitalization Plan.
Dr. Bateman is the founder and director of the MIT Responsible Supply Chain Lab, which aims to examine the past, current, and potential future practices of sustainability in supply chain management across various industries, and develop applied models for businesses to effectively implement comprehensive strategies to improve supply chain management and control practices.