God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know the difference. (Serenity Prayer, Reinhold Niebuhr)

Dr. Karl Knapp

Associate Professor of Business Administration

About Dr. Knapp

Dr. Knapp is currently an Associate Professor of Business Administration at the University of Indianapolis and was previously the school's Dean. He guided the launch of one of the first supply chain management majors in Indiana. Originally from Ohio, Dr. Knapp is a graduate of Miami University and earned both masters and doctorate degrees in business from Anderson University.

With seventeen years of industry experience, Dr. Knapp has worked and managed in the areas of information technology, human resources, training, organizational development, project management, process improvement/six sigma, mergers & acquisitions, strategic planning and higher ed administration.

Dr. Knapp has authored articles and book chapters on outsourcing, information technology, organizational culture, enterprise resource planning systems, and the learning styles of midwestern college students.

A four-time winner of teacher of the year honors at two universities, Dr. Knapp has served as the Vice President of Student Chapters for the Central Indiana chapter of the Association for Operations Management (APICS), and is the faculty advisor for the University of Indianapolis Supply Chain Club.