Dr. Xiang(Sean) Wan serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Marketing and Logistics, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University. He has held previous faculty appointments at the University of Tennessee and Marquette University.
Dr. Wan holds a PhD in Business Administration with a major inSupply Chain Management from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, where he earned Top 15% Teaching Awards in 2009 and 2010 at the Robert H. Smith School of Business as well as the Krowe Award for Teaching Excellence in 2010 and the Allan N. Nash Award for outstanding doctoral student in 2011.
Dr. Wan’s research interests include product and service variety management, inventory management, supply chain coordination. His research work has been published in highly recognized global publications including Strategic Management Journal, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, Decision Sciences Journal and the Journal of Business Logistics, among other publications.
Dr. Wan’s research impacts both academia and industry. In 2012, he received the Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. Additionally, one of his papers was cited and discussed in the practitioner article, “SKU Proliferation: Too Much or Not Enough?” published at Deloitte University Press.