Fernando Bernstein

Fernando Bernstein

Associate Dean for Global Initiatives and Bob J. White Professor

Academic Area: Operations Management
Phone Number: +1.919.660.7854

Teaching / Research Interests

Distribution and Supply Chain Management, Operations Management

Mailing Information

Duke University: The Fuqua School of Business
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708


Fernando G. Bernstein is the associate dean for Global Initiatives and Bob J. White professor of Operations Management at The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. He obtained a PhD in operations management from the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and joined Duke University in July 2000. 

Professor Bernstein’s research interests include retail operations, supply chain management, production planning and inventory control, applications of game theory for production and distribution systems, and revenue management. Professor Bernstein has published papers in leading journals such as Operations Research, Management Science and Manufacturing, and Service Operations Management. He also serves as associate editor for these three journals. 

Professor Bernstein teaches the core course Operations Management for the Weekend and Global Executive MBA programs at Duke University in addition to various Executive Education courses on operations management and health care operations. He has earned the Excellence in Teaching Award for a core course for his teaching at Duke. Professor Bernstein serves as Faculty Director for the strategic partnership between Duke University and Nazarbayev University.