• PhD Management Science, University of Manchester, England
  • MBA, Columbia University
  • BS, Cornell University

Selected Publications

  • Nelson, C. (2011). Understanding and Navigating The Business Ethics Landscape. MGMT6213 Managing Ethics in the Workplace and Marketplace.
  • Nelson, C. (2011). Current Business Ethics Discussions (pp. 2). Student Instructional Material.
  • Nelson, C. (2011). RDCAR Background and Examples (pp. Seven). Instructional Material.

Selected Presentations

  • Nelson, C., Management Leadership Development Institute, “Corporate Social Responsibility and Diversity Programs,” National Association of Black Accountants, Atlanta, GA. (June 11, 2008).
  • Nelson, C., Management Leadership Development Institute, “A Global Update on Triple Bottom Line Strategies: Profiting,” National Association of Black Accountants.
  • Nelson, C. (Presenter & Author), Urban Health Research Fellows, “Global Food Insecurity and Agribusiness Strategy,” Institute on Urban Health Research, Northeastern University.
  • Nelson, C. (Presenter & Author), Economic Policy Forum, “Global Food Insecurity: Problems, Root Causes, Promising and Not-So Promising Solutions,” Department of Economics at Northeastern University College of Arts and Sciences, West Village.
  • Nelson, C., O’Brien, L., 132nd Annual Meeting, “Email Communications with Informal Caregivers of Community Dwelling Frail Elders Can Reduce Medicare Costs,” American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.

Research & Teaching Interests

Nelson currently teaches in the areas of operations management, health care management, and corporate social responsibility.

Industry & Academic Experience

Before joining the faculty of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Nelson was an assistant professor at Boston University and a visiting lecturer at the Manchester Business School. In 1987, he was cited as a Distinguished Professor by California State University for his contributions to the field of operations management and health care services. He has served as visiting associate professor of health systems management at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and as visiting associate professor in the Health Policy and Management Department of the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health.

Awards & Recognition

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Tufts Medical School. (2008).
  • Faculty Scholars Program in Urban Health Research, Northeastern University. (2003).