Christopher (Chris) Clott is the ABS Chair of Marine Logistics and Transportation and Co-founder of Maritime Global Technologies Innovation Center (MGTIC) at SUNY Maritime College in New York City. His research interests are in Port and Intermodal freight transportation and Maritime industry employment. Recent research has focused on ocean freight intermediaries, shipping alliances, port trucking and congestion alleviation. He is also researching effects upon the supply chain with the advent of mega-containerships.
Dr. Clott has thirty years of experience in higher education in a variety of administration and faculty roles. He has sat on freight advisory panels in California, Illinois and New York. Prior to academia, he was an Account Executive for OOCL (USA) Inc. and Lykes Lines in the ocean transportation field. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois Chicago, an MBA from Saint Xavier University, and a B.A. from Fordham University.