Kaitlin Wowak

Kaitlin Wowak

Assistant Professor
Mendoza College of Business

338A Mendoza College of Business


  • Product recalls
  • Supply chain risks and disruptions
  • Supply chain knowledge
  • Strategic supply chain management 


Why N95 Masks Are Still In Short Supply In The U.S.

Ars Technica

Vehicle recalls cluster because OEMs wait for rivals to move first

Carmakers may put stock prices above safety when timing recalls

The New York Times

The United States will lend Kodak $765 million to make drug components.


Coronavirus Treatments - If More Women Are On The Board, It’s Likely Safer, New Study Finds

Associated Press

Some Meat Plants Reopen, but Trump Order May Not Be Cure-All

Trump Uttered 59 Lies About The Pandemic In One Month

Adding Women to Corporate Boards Impacts the Efficiency of Product Recalls

CBS News

Concerns grow over food supply as coronavirus closes processing plants


A lifesaving reason to have more women on boards

The Wall Street Journal

More Women on Boards, Fewer Dangerous Products

Directors are quicker to remember dangerous medical products (Las directoras son más rápidas para recordar productos médicos peligrosos)

GM Producing Much-Needed Face Masks at Shuttered Factory

Female directors are quicker to recall defective medicinal products, finds study

Female Directors are Quicker to Recall Dangerous Medical Products

Associated Press

Trump uses wartime act but GM says it’s already moving fast


Trump Orders GM To Make Ventilators—10 Days After Company Says It Started Making Them

Producing respirators in an auto plant, a daunting challenge for GM (Produire des respirateurs dans une usine auto, un défi ardu pour GM)

GM to Trump: We’re moving as fast as we can

Associated Press

Relief Package Billions Can't Buy Hospitals Out of Shortages

ABC News

Defense Production Act could help amid coronavirus, even as President Trump resists: experts


Ontario mobilizing manufacturing to fight COVID-19

Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Hype on Auto Industry and Ventilators

Associated Press

Factories pivot to fight coronavirus, but challenges abound