Misty P. Blessley

Misty P. Blessley

  • Fox School of Business and Management

    • Statistics, Operations, and Data Science

      • Associate Professor of Instruction

Research Interests

  • Buyer-Supplier Behavior
  • Food Insecurity & Agri-Economics
  • Graph Theory

Courses Taught




MSOM 3101

Operations Management


SCM 3515

Principles of Supply Chain Management


SCM 3518

Sourcing and Procurement


BA 9783

Research Project II


BA 9883

Research Project III


BA 9883

Directed Reading/Study


MKTG 5001

Marketing Management/Strategy


Selected Publications


  • Blessley, M., Davila, R., Hale, T., & Pepper, R. (2023). The contagion number: How fast can a disease spread? Decision Making: Applications in Management and Engineering, 6(1), 219-239. Regional Association for Security and Crisis Management. doi: 10.31181/dmame060128022023b.

  • Mir, S., Blessley, M., Zacharia, Z., & Aloysius, J. (2022). Mending fences in a buyer–supplier relationship: The role of justice in relationship restoration. Journal of Supply Chain Management, 58(3), 23-46. Wiley. doi: 10.1111/jscm.12272.

  • Blessley, M. & Mudambi, S.M. (2022). A trade war and a pandemic: Disruption and resilience in the food bank supply chain. Industrial Marketing Management, 102, 58-73. Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.indmarman.2022.01.002.

  • Mir, S., Fugate, B.S., Johnson, J.L., & Blessley, M. (2021). What should you be talking about? The communication pathway to sustainable supply chain contagion. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 51(7), 711-737. Emerald. doi: 10.1108/ijpdlm-12-2019-0364.

  • Blessley, M., Mir, S., Zacharia, Z., & Aloysius, J. (2018). Breaching relational obligations in a buyer-supplier relationship: Feelings of violation, fairness perceptions and supplier switching. INDUSTRIAL MARKETING MANAGEMENT, 74, 215-226. 10.1016/j.indmarman.2018.04.011