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Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Dr. Marie-Laure Bougnol-Potter

Dr. Marie-Laure Bougnol-Potter

Professor DSIM

Davis College of Business

Email address  mbougno@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7720
Resume or CV  CV
Office location  Davis College of Business, 122

Professor Bougnol-Potter teaches the undergraduate Project and Operations Management and Quantitative Methods courses as well as Executive MBA Building Business Models and Public Policy Quantitative Methods and Analysis courses. She earned her doctorate in Production and Operations Management from the University of Mississippi in July 2001. Prior to coming to JU, she was an assistant professor of Management at Western Michigan University, where she taught Business Process Productivity, Managing for Quality at the undergraduate level and Business Process Management at the graduate level. Her experience also includes a two-year visiting faculty position at the University of Mississippi, where she taught operations management and management science courses. Her research interests include optimization, linear programming, operations management, and university rankings. Marie-Laure is also American Society for Quality Six Sigma Green Belt certified.


  • Ph.D. in Business Administration, University of Mississippi
  • M.B.A University of Mississippi
  • B.S Business Administration University of Mississippi

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor of Management, Davis College of Business, Jacksonville University: 2013 to present.
  • Assistant Professor of Management, Davis College of Business, Jacksonville University: 2009 - 2013.
  • Assistant Professor of Management, Haworth College of Business, Western Michigan University: 2003 - 2008.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Production and Operations Management, School of Business, University of Mississippi: 2001 - 2003.
  • Research Assistant: Fall 1997, Spring 1998, Summer 2000, Fall 2000.

Recent Scholarship & Research

Bougnol, M.L., J.H. Dulà, 2014 “Technical Pitfalls in University Rankings,” Higher Education.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10734-014-9809-y

Bougnol, M.L., J.H. Dulà, 2013. “A mathematical model to optimize decisions for climbing in multi-attribute rankings,” Scientometrics, 95, 2, 785--796.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11192-012-0844-0

Bougnol, M.L., J.H. Dulà, P. Rouse, 2012. “Interior point methods in DEA to determine non-zero multiplier weights,” Computers and Operations Research, 39, 3, 698--708.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cor.2011.05.006


This is not a comprehensive list.

  • PPOL 531: Quantitative Methods and Analysis