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Brad C. Meyer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair, Management and Business Analytics

Brad C. Meyer received his PhD in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University in 1989 and shortly after joined the business faculty in Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration. He teaches operations management, data analytics, and management science.  From 2000 to 2014 he served as chair of the Management and International Business Department, and then transitioned to chair of Information Management and Business Analytics. He is also currently co-director of the data analytics program at Drake.  His research focuses on continuous improvement and the use of technology in education.  He has published in the Journal of Management, Interfaces, Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, the Journal of Management History and Engineering Economics.

Contact Information

Phone: 515-271-2490
Mailing Address:
    2507 University Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50311
Office: Aliber Hall


Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University

M.S., Iowa State University

B.S., Iowa State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Continuous Improvement
  • Technology in Education
July 8, 2018
Robert D. Ray, BN'52, LW'54, died on July 8. Governor Ray proudly served as Iowa’s 38th governor and, later in his career, as the 11th president of Drake University, from April 1998 to May 1999.