Research InterestsCross-sector partnerships
The environmental movement and environmental movement organizations
Sustainable supply chain
Teaching InterestsData Analysis
Structural Equation Modeling
BioDavid Hyatt (D.M.) is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Arkansas’ Sam M. Walton College of Business. He recently completed his thesis, “A Multi-Method Exploration of the Role of Legitimacy in Cross-Sector Partnerships for The Natural Environment” at Case Western Reserve University. Hyatt’s primary research and practical interests concern sustainability in global supply chains, and he seeks to understand when, how, and why nonprofits and businesses collaborate to solve issues of the natural environment. With a particular emphasis on environmental practices in supply chains, his objective is to aid the communities of scholarship and practice to achieve joint environmental, social, and economic success. He teaches Cross-Sector Partnerships for Sustainability for masters’ students, Data Analysis for undergraduates, and Structural Equations Modeling for doctoral students. He is currently co-developing a series of teaching case studies about Walmart's sustainability journey. Prior to his current appointment, Hyatt served as Senior Assistant Dean at the Walton College where he was responsible for its overall financial and administrative management.
David Hyatt, 2011, The Sustainability Consortium: Large Scale Multi-Sector System Innovation in Consumer Packaged Goods, Annual Review of Social Partnerships (6): 9-10