Margaret Kidd joined University of Houston in 2016, as Instructional Assistant Professor, Supply Chain & Logistics Technology. In 2018 she was promoted to Program Director and in 2022 was promoted to Instructional Associate Professor. Currently she serves on EIC, North & Central America Regional Advisory Board and Houston Maritime Board of Trustees.
Many have seen Margaret in the media including, BBC World News, Fox Morning with Maria, Fox Sunday Night in America with Trey Goudy, NPR, CNBC, Transport Topics, and local TV networks discussing supply chain disruption. As a popular panelist and moderator for academic and industry conferences, Margaret spoke in 2022 at ASCM, Turnaround Management Association, Fort Bend Chamber Commerce, UH Board of Visitors, Port of the Future, PCB, ASCM Innovation Summit, Energy Industries Council North and Central America, Houston Maritime Center, Port Region Supply Chain Forum, Harris County CPA Accounting Expo, UK Energy Export Conference and is scheduled fall 2022 to speak at the Southeast Texas Transportation Summit, Fort Bend Infrastructure, Brazoria Economic Development Alliance Infrastructure, HPC Connecting Ports Talk Show and YTexas Summit.
Margaret has a BBA, General Business, MA Cross-Cultural Studies, and 60 Doctoral credits Urban Planning & Environmental Policy with an emphasis on port-city interface, sustainability and economic development.