Dr. Mansik Hur is an Assistant Professor of Management at the California State University, Bakersfield. Prior to joining the CSUB faculty in August 2017, Dr. Hur was a career military officer in the Republic of Korea Air Force. He earned his Ph.D. in Management from the University of Alabama and taught as an adjunct instructor prior to coming to CSUB. He also holds an MS in Logistics Management from the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology and a BS in Linguistics from the Korea Air Force Academy. His teaching and research interests are in logistics and supply chain management, inventory management, performance-based contracting.
During his military careers, Dr. Hur has been involved in major acquisition programs of the Air Force and has won many awards for his management and leadership efforts. He was also competitively selected for a Korean Air Force scholarship to pursue his doctorate education. After serving the Korea Air Force for 24 years, he retired as a rank of Lieutenant Colonel and joined the CSUB to develop new career in academia by sharing his knowledge, experience and expertise with students and faculty.