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Fernando Bernstein

William and Sue Gross Professor of Business Administration
Fuqua School of Business
Box 90120, Durham, NC 27708-0120
417A Fuqua Sch of Bus, Durham, NC 27708


Fernando Bernstein is Professor of Operations Management at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. He obtained a Ph.D. in Operations Management from the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and joined Duke University in July 2000. Prof. Bernstein’s research interests include supply chain management, production planning and inventory control, applications of game theory for production and distribution systems, and revenue management. Prof. Bernstein has published papers in leading journals like Operations Research, Management Science and Manufacturing and Service Operations Management. He also serves as Associate Editor for these three journals. Prof. Bernstein teaches the core Operations Management course for the Weekend and Cross-Continent Executive MBA programs at Duke University, in addition to various executive courses on operations management and health care operations. He has earned the Excellence in Teaching Award for a core course for his teaching at Duke.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

William and Sue Gross Professor of Business Administration · 2022 - Present Fuqua School of Business
Professor of Business Administration · 2010 - Present Fuqua School of Business
Associate Dean of Global Initiatives · 2020 - Present Fuqua School of Business

Education, Training & Certifications

Columbia University · 2001 Ph.D.
University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) · 1995 B.S.