Rafael Teixeira, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Supply Chain and Operations Management

Address: Beatty 334
Office Hours: TR: 1:00 – 3:00pm and by appointment
Phone: (843) 953 1052
E-mail: teixeirar@cofc.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download


Ph. D. in Supply Chain and Operations Management, Clemson University (August 2010)
M.Sc. in Management, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Brazil) (March 2005)
B.S. Business Administration, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) (January 1998)

Research Interests

Dr. Teixeira's research focuses on three topics. First, business-to-business service supply chain with emphasis on technology, exploring the interaction between buyers and suppliers. Second, food suply chain, more specifically, in food safety issues along the chain. Finally, supply chain design with concentration in factors affecting supply chain forms. 


Courses Taught

  • Business Statistics
  • Supply Chain and Operations Strategy
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
  • Green Supply Chain Management
  • Computer-Based Decision Modeling
  • Operations Management for MBA

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Research Award, School of Business
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, School of Business
  • Fulbright Scholar, Department of State, USA
  • Career Faculty Productivity Award, National Council for Research and Development (CNPq), Brazil
  • Santander Iberian-American Grant for Young Professors, Santander Bank, Brazil
  • Best Reviewer Award, Operations Management Division, Academy of Management, USA


Teixeira, R., Przyczynski, R. & Shockley, J. (2022) B2B buyer operational capability for the effective delivery of technology-enabled services in a multi-facility context. Service Business, Vol. 16, pp. 645–679. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11628-022-00498-5

Teixeira, R.Duarte, A.L.d.C.M.Macau, F.R. and de Oliveira, F.M. (2022) Assessing the moderating effect of brick-and-mortar store on omnichannel retailing, International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, Vol. 50 No. 10, pp. 1259-1280. 

Calderaro, D. R., Lacerda, D. P., Teixeira, R., Soares, P. F., & Piran, F. S. (2021). Replication and comparative analysis of instrument of manufacturing capabilities in a different context: the Brazilian case. Gestão & Produção, Vol. 28 No. 4. 

Branco, M., Teixeira, R., Mir, S., & Lacerda, D.P. (2021). "Barriers to the Development of Port Operator Supply Chain Integration: An Evaluation in a Developing Country." Transportation Journal, Vol. 60 No. 2, pp. 141-170. 
Project MUSE muse.jhu.edu/article/800774.

Nardi, V. A. M., Teixeira, R., Ladeira, W. J., & de Oliveira Santini, F. (2020). A meta-analytic review of food safety risk perception. Food Control, Vol. 112 June, 107089. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2020.107089

Teixeira, R., Paiva, E. L., Matos, C. A. D., & Vesel, P. (2020). The joint effect of buyer-supplier interaction and service complexity on B2B buyer satisfaction. International Journal of Services Technology and Managemnent, Vol. 26 No. 6, pp. 455-477. 

Nardi, V. M., Auler, D. P., & Teixeira, R. (2020). Food safety in global supply chains: a literature review. Journal of Food Science, Vol. 85 No. 4, pp. 883-891. https://doi.org/10.1111/1750-3841.14999

Rodrigues, D., Teixeira, R., & Shockley, J. (2019). Inspection agency monitoring of food safety in an emerging economy: A multilevel analysis of Brazil's beef production industry. International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 214 August, pp. 1-16.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2019.03.024