Dr. Joan P. Mileski

Department Head, Professor
Department of Maritime Administration
Texas A & M University at Galveston (TAMUG)


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 39 years. She has been awarded several grants including from the U.S. and Texas Department of Transportation, 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 on the importance of disaster preparedness of transportation infrastructure. She is a Fulbright research scholar alumnae, a visiting Professor at the World Maritime University and past President of the Women in the Academy of International Business.