Dr. R. Bryan Kethley


Dr. R. Bryan Kethley
Room N122, Business & Aerospace Building (BAS)
MTSU Box 75, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Mississippi (1997)
  • M.S., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (1988)
  • B.S., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (1981)

Areas of Expertise

Algorithm and Heuristic Development

Loss Functions

Production Scheduling

Personnel Selection


Kethley received his doctorate in business from the University of Mississippi, with a major in Production/Operations Management, and minors in Management Information Systems and Organizational Behavior. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of Supply Chain Operations, Management Science, and Management. His research interests include Taguchi Loss Function Applications, Algorithm and Heuristic Development and Personnel Selection Methods.