Dr. Joan P. Mileski
Dr. Joan P. Mileski is a tenured Professor in Maritime Administration and of Marine Science
and the Head of the Maritime Administration Department at Texas A & M University at
Galveston (TAMUG). She holds a PhD in International Management Studies from the University
of Texas at Dallas, a M.S. in Taxation from Pace University and B.B.A in Accounting from the
University of Notre Dame. She has transportation experience with Union Tank Car Corporation.
She has also been a Certified Public Accountant for 40 years. She has been awarded several
grants including from the U.S. and Texas Department of Transportation and DHS, has teaching
and international research awards, and publishes in Research in Transportation Business &
Management, Maritime Business Review, Marine Policy, Maritime Policy and Management,
Maritime Economics and Logistics, World Maritime University Journal of Maritime Affairs,
Ocean Yearbook, and the Asian Journal of Shipping. Her research activities currently include
the impact on Maritime Industry firms’ competitive strategy of maritime security regulations and
maritime cyber security and on the importance of disaster preparedness of transportation
infrastructure. She is a Fulbright research scholar alumnae, a former Professor at the World
Maritime University and past President of the Women in the Academy of International Business.