Assistant Professor / Head of Logistic Sciences Department
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Nizar Shbikat is an assistant professor at the School of Logistics and Management Sciences since July 2021. He has B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from German Jordanian University, MBA in Logistics Management from TU Dresden, Germany. Dr. Shbikat obtained his Doctor of Social and Economic Sciences degree (dr.rer.pol) from Kassel university, Germany.

Dr. Shbikat has taught several undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the field of supply chain and logistics in Jordan and Germany. Besides teaching, he has research interests in sustainable supply chain management, institutional theory, and continuous and discrete event simulation

Educational Background

Supply Chain Management, Kassel University, Germany
Logistics Management, TU Dresden, Germany
Industrial Engineering, German Jordanian University, Jordan
Research Interests
  • Supply chain and logistics
  • Institutional theory
  • Sustainability

German Jordanian University, Jordan

  • Assistant Professor
  • May 2021-present


Fulda Technical University, Germany

  • Lecturer
  • October 2016 – December 2018


German Jordanian University, Jordan

  • Lecturer
  • February 2015 – August 2016



German Jordanian University, Jordan

  • Research and Teaching Assistant
  • September 2010 – January 2012


Carl Zeiss Vision, Germany

  • Trainee
  • February 2009 – June 2009


  • Shbikat, N. (2021). Labor Rights Violation in Global Supply Chains: A Multi-Stakeholder Approach (Vol. 23). Nomos Verlag.


  • Shbikat, N. (2020). Social Upgrading in Global Garment Supply Chains: Institutional and Principal-Agent Perspectives. Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven auf Soziale Menschenrechte: Fachtagung des Promotionskollegs Soziale Menschenrechte am 11./12. April 2019, 160, 117.


  • Shbikat N. (2019) Identifying the Root Causes of Human Rights Violation for Workers in International Supply Chains: A Systematic Literature Review. In: Farache F., Grigore G., Stancu A., McQueen D. (eds) Responsible People. Palgrave Studies in Governance, Leadership and Responsibility. Palgrave