Vice President for International Affairs
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Dorit Schumann completed her PhD at the logistics department of the Goethe-University Frankfurt. After practical experiences as a consultant she started her position as a professor for logistics at the University of Fulda in 2004 with 6 years responsibility as vice-president for research. Since July 2016 she is full professor for logistics and vice-president for international affairs at the German Jordanian University in Jordan. Her main fields of research are humanitarian logistics and supply chain management, which are mainly located at the GJU in Amman and in a research-centre in the House of Logistics and Mobility in Frankfurt (HOLM). Dorit Schumann supervises in cooperation with German and African universities 4 PhD candidates and is a member of and supervisor for several organizations in the field of higher education and research in general and in the special field of logistics. 

Educational Background

Economics, with specialization in logistics, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
Dipl. in Economics, especially business administration, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
Research Interests

Humanitarian logistics and supply chain management, Logistics in emerging and developing countries, Logistics for refugee camps and refugee cities, and Social human rights in international supply chains


Teaching Interest: Humanitarian logistics and SCM, Case studies, International logistics and SCM, and Outsourcing and cooperation

Selected Publications

2018 Anna-Mara Schön, Shahad Al-Saadi, Jakob Grubmueller, Dorit Schumann-Bölsche,"Developing a camp performance indicator system and its application to Zaatari, Jordan ",Emerald Publishing Limited ,Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management ,Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management ,2018 [View]
2018 Schumann-Bölsche, D, Gyöngyi Kovács, Karen Spens, Mohammad Moshtari,"Information Technology in Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management",Macmillan UK,The Palgrave Handbook of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, PP 567-590. ,2018 [View]
2018 Dorit Schumann-Bölsche,"Nachhaltige humanitäre Logistik zur Versorgung von Flüchtlingen in Jordanien",Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden. ,Chapter in a textbook. Nachhaltige Impulse für Produktion und Logistikmanagement. pp 235-248 ,.Nachhaltige Impulse für Produktion und Logistikmanagement,2018 [View]
2016 Schumann-Bölsche, D.,"Opportunities and limits of information technologies in humanitarian logistics",in: WorldRiskReport,Published by Bündnis Entwicklung Hilft and United Nations University, pp. 22-30,2016 [View]
2016 Abushaikha, I., Schumann-Bölsche, D.,"Mobile phones: Established technologies for innovative humanitarian logistics concepts",in: Procedia Engineering, Humanitarian Technology: Science, Systems and Global Impact,2016 [View]
2015 Schumann-Bölsche, D., Schön, A.-M., Streit-Juotsa, L.,"Modeling and analyzing logistical processes in Cameroon from Douala seaport to the hinterland",Journal of Global Business and Technology,Volume 11, Number 2, pp. 31-57,2015 [View]
2015 Schumann-Bölsche, D., Schön, A.-M.,"A Raspberry in Sub-Saharan Africa? Chances and Challenges of Raspberry Pi and Sensor Networking in Humanitarian Logistics",Procedia Engineering Volume 107, Humanitarian Technology: Science, Systems and Global Impact,pp. 263-272,2015 [View]
2015 Schumann-Bölsche, D.,"Managing hazardous goods in humanitarian supply chains, Humanitarian Logistics and Sustainability",M. Klumpp, S. de Leeuw, A. Regattieri und R. de Souza, Springer Verlag Berlin et. al.,pp. 151-168 ,Berlin,2015 [View]
2015 Schumann-Bölsche, D.,"Katastrophen- und Risikomanagement in der humanitären Logistik, in: Risikomanagement in der Logistik",published by Michael Huth und Frank Romeike,pp. 359-377,Wiesbaden,2015 [View]
2015 Schumann-Bölsche, D., Schön, A.-M., Streit-Juotsa, L.,"Modelling African Supply Chains from the Seaport to the Hinterland",in: POMS 2015 Proceedings, 26th Annual Conference Production and Operations Management Society,Washington DC, USA ,2015 [View]