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Philip A Vaccaro

Professional Details

Title: Professor
Office: CC-218
Phone: 978-542-6836
Email: philip.vaccaro@salemstate.edu
Website: http://www.salemstate.edu/~pvaccaro

Spring Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1579 05 ODS262 Quantitative Analysis
1582 01 ODS333 Operations and Logistics Management
1583 02 ODS333 Operations and Logistics Management
1584 03 ODS333 Operations and Logistics Management
1847 W1 ODS333 Operations and Logistics Management
1898 S1 ODS262 Quantitative Analysis

Professional Biography

Philip Vaccaro is a full professor in the marketing and decision sciences department of the Bertolon School of Business at Salem State University. He is also an operations research consultant in transportation and logistics, serving both industry and government, as well as a graduate-level lecturer at Harvard University Extension School, and the University of Massachusetts (Boston).  His teaching experience is primarily in operations management, operations research, statistics, forecasting, quality control, finance, policy, and strategy.

Previously, he was the assistant controller of Beth Israel Hospital, senior accountant at Price Waterhouse Coopers, developer and coordinator of the Salem State University MBA program, department chair for 12 years, and senior lecturer at Northeastern University for more than 20 years.

Vaccaro received his BSBA and MBA, magna cum laude, from the Boston College Carroll School of Management; his CAGS from the Northeastern University College of Business Administration; and his PhD from the Columbia-Pacific University School of Administration and Management.  He also holds a Diploma, commandant's list, in logistics and operations from the United States Army Command and General Staff College.

Selected Publications

Professor Vaccaro is also the author of several books, including Simplex Linear Programming for Managerial Decisions, Fundamentals of Production and Operations Management, and Applied Management Science for Decision-Making.