Yu Amy Xia is an Associate Professor of Business Analytics at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business. She received a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Washington State University, a M.S. in Statistics from Washington State University, a Master of Engineering in Management Science-Finance from Antai Business School of Shanghai Jiaotong University in Shanghai China, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering-Automatic Control from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan China. Before joining William & Mary, she was a faculty member at Northeastern University, where she taught courses in Operations Management and Supply Chain Management. Prior to earning her Ph.D., she worked at the Off-shore Banking Department at the Headquarters of China Merchants Bank. Professor Xia’s research interests include supply chain management, sustainability, sourcing planning, risk management and scheduling. She has published scholarly work in various journals such as Management Science, Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Omega, and IIE Transactions.