Dr. Richard Stewart

Dr. Richard Stewart
Dr. Richard Stewart
Richard Stewart Dr. Richard Stewart
Professor, Transportation and Logistics Management & Director, T&L Research Center
office. Erlanson Hall 105A
University of Wisconsin-Superior

Most recent degrees:

1997 - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Urban and Environmental Sciences, Ports and Transportation Environmental Management and Policy – Rensselaer Polytechnic, Lally School of Management – Dissertation/thesis topic: Achieving the Objectives of the International Safety Management Code: The Role of the Consultant and the External Auditor

1982 - Master of Education (M.Ed.) - Environmental Studies, Marine Transportation Environmental Management and Policy – University of Wisconsin – Green Bay – Dissertation/thesis topic: A Lake Michigan Hovercraft Ferry System: Environmental Analysis

1973 - Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Marine Transportation – United States Merchant Marine Academy

Current certifications:

U.S. Coast Guard - US Coast Guard issued Merchant Marine License: Master of Steam or Motor Vessels of any Gross Tons upon Oceans

U.S. Coast Guard - Standards for the Training and Certification of Watchstanders, 1995 (STCW 95) Certified: First Aid, Advanced Marine Firefighting, CPR, Radar Endorsement

Academic background:

Dr. Richard Stewart has extensive teaching experience in undergraduate and graduate courses in the US and overseas. He has been the principal investigator for over $10 million in multi-university transportation research projects. His projects are funded by federal agencies, state agencies and private companies. He has extensive publications and presentations. He serves and leads in professional societies, advisory boards, nonprofit boards of directors and companies. Richard sailed merchant ships serving through the ranks to command multiple ocean going vessels. His industry experience ashore includes: fleet Manager, small business owner, cargo surveyor, real estate agent, port captain. He is certified in Transportation and Logistics (CTL). He served 30 years in the U.S. Naval Reserve, earning the rank of Captain. 

Non-academic background:

Richard has had the good fortune to be married with Kathleen Collins for the past four decades and they have four wonderful young adults who are now making their small parts of the world better. Kathleen and Richard love to spend time in the wilderness, gardening, travelling, enjoy the company of friends and any other activities that result in fun and creative times.

Notable awards:

2014: UW-Superior Alumni Association - James Rainaldo Mentor Award

2014: UW-Superior - Spirit of Superior Award

2009: UW-Superior - Outstanding Academic Advisor Award

2009: UW-Superior Center for Academic Service - Learning Performance Award in Recognition of Excellence

2008: UW- Superior - Max Lavine Professional Paper Award

2008: UW- Superior - Excellence in Scholarship

2006:  UW- Superior - Distinguished Service Award

2006: UW-System - Wisconsin IDEA Fellow

2003: UW-System - Wisconsin State Teaching Scholar Award

2003: UW-Superior - Max Lavine Professional Paper Award

1999: Council of American Master Mariners - Best Professional Paper Award

1998: U.S. Coast Guard -Certificate of Merit

1994: U.S. Maritime Administration -Special Act Award

1993: US Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Foundation - Outstanding Professional Achievement Award

1992: Burlington Northern - IANA Fellowship Award

1990: U.S. Maritime Administration -Special Act Award

Areas of knowledge:

Transportation: Maritime, Intermodal, Rail, Highway, Pipeline, Air, and Education

Recent accomplishments:

In 2017 traveled to New Zealand, Chile and Africa to study transportation systems.  Presented on these systems in numerous public venues. Completed hundreds of hours of training and sailing to renew my unlimited Master Oceans License in 2017

Academic – Teaching, Scholarship, Service

Richard Stewart is a Professor at the University of Wisconsin Superior and the Director of the Transportation and Logistics Research Center. He is also co-director of the Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute. He served as Chair of the School of Business and Economics from 2011-2015.

Prior to accepting his appointment at the University of Wisconsin-Superior in 1999 he was a Professor at the United States Merchant Marine Academy for 13 years and Head of their Department of Marine Transportation.

His research grants for government and industry have investigated marine, intermodal, rail, planning and logistics issues. He has been the principal investigator for over $10 million in major multi-university research projects. His projects have been funded by the National Science Foundation, US Coast Guard Research and Development Center, USDOT, US Department of Labor, EPA, US Army Corps of Engineers, state agencies, planning agencies and private industry. UW-Superior has awarded Dr. Stewart with the Distinguished Service Award. UW System designated him a Wisconsin Idea Fellow.

He has extensive publications and presentations on transportation management, marine environmental management, port operations and transportation education. He was the co-author of a textbook on International Logistics and has contributed chapters to others. UW-Superior has awarded him the Max H. Lavine Award twice and the Excellence in Scholarship Award.

Dr. Stewart has served on and been leader of numerous departmental and university committees. He has taken leadership roles in numerous professional societies such as: the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, International Shipmasters Association, Council of Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Education Research Council, American Society of Transportation and Logistics, Duluth-Superior Transportation Association, American Council of Master Mariners, Propeller Club of the United States, Institute of Supply Management, He is a member of Logistics of Disaster Response and Business Continuity, AT065T committees of the Transportation Research Board. He serves in leadership positions on public advisory boards, nonprofit boards of directors and companies. UW-Superior has awarded Dr. Stewart with the Distinguished Service Award and the Spirit of Superior Award.

Industry Experience:

Richard sailed on merchant ships from 1969 serving from ordinary seaman through the ranks to command multiple ocean going vessels. He continues to sail to maintain his license.

His experience ashore includes: Manager of a fleet of seven ocean going ships valued at $300 million, owner of a small business, cargo surveyor, licensed real estate agent, port captain.

Military Service:

Dr. Richard Stewart was in the United States Naval Reserve from 1973-2003 earning the rank of Captain and specialized in Merchant Marine/Naval Interface, Naval Logistics, Transportation of Hazardous Cargo, and Port Operations.

 

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Stewart, Richard D
Spring Semester 2019

For up to date information on all schedules, please refer to the class search page in the E-Hive portal.

Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of December 18, 2018 11:45 AM.

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Spring Semester 2019
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
ACCT - Accounting
1215ACCT 400Accounting Internship
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01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Department Consent Required
Must be taken pass/fail. Department consent required. Please contact the SBE if you have any questions regarding internships.
001 2.00 - 7.00     ARR 25 of 25 open
  
01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Department Consent Required
Must be taken pass/fail. Department consent required. Please contact the SBE if you have any questions regarding internships.
BUS - Business
1230BUS 400Business Internship
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01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Department Consent Required
Must be taken pass/fail. Department consent required. Please contact the SBE if you have any questions regarding internships.
001 2.00 - 7.00     ARR 24 of 25 open
  
01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Department Consent Required
Must be taken pass/fail. Department consent required. Please contact the SBE if you have any questions regarding internships.
FIN - Finance
2048FIN 400Finance Internship
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01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Department Consent Required
001 2.00 - 7.00     ARR 30 of 30 open
  
01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Department Consent Required
TRSP - Transportation & Logistics Mgt
1260TRSP 300Supply Chain Management
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01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 12 of 15
001 3.00  ERL 0102 TTh 1:00PM- 2:15PM 0 of 25 open
Wait List:
12 of 15
  
01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 12 of 15
ERL0101TTh1:00PM-2:15PM
1258TRSP 325Marine Transportation Mgmt
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01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
001 3.00  ERL 0102 TTh 10:00AM- 11:15AM 5 of 25 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
1257TRSP 400Transportation Internship
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01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Department Consent Required
Must be taken pass/fail. Department consent required. Please contact the SBE if you have any questions regarding internships.
001 2.00 - 7.00     ARR 25 of 25 open
  
01/23/2019 - 05/10/2019
Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Department Consent Required
Must be taken pass/fail. Department consent required. Please contact the SBE if you have any questions regarding internships.