Ying (Maggie) Zhang
Maggie Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Department of Information Systems and Analytics in the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. She obtained her Ph.D. in Operations from Kenan-Flagler Business School, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Tsinghua University. Dr. Zhang’s research interests include socially responsible operations, sustainable operations and emerging market operations. Her current work focuses on agricultural operations and DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) in operations. Her research on agricultural operations studies the application of scientific farming methods and innovative agri-business models to improve agricultural productivity, farmers' welfare and social welfare. Her research on DEI explores the implication of inclusiveness such as disability diversity on firm productivity. Her work has won Honorable Mention in the JOM 2021 Jack Meredith Best Paper Award. Her research has appeared in top journals such as Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management and Journal of Operations Management.