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Dong (Michelle) Li is currently an Assistant Professor at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. She was previously an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management and Marketing at the College of Business at Arkansas State University.

She received her PhD in Business Administration and majored in Management Science at the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst in September 2015.

She received a Bachelor of Management in Industrial Engineering from Nankai University, China in 2010. In 2009 she was an intern in the Facilities Department of Motorola Electronics Ltd., Personal Communications Sector, Tianjin, China.

Her research interests include: Supply Chain Networks, Transportation and Logistics Networks, Supply Chain Management, Quality Management, and Industry-focused Applications such as Pharmaceuticals.

In 2017 she received the Arkansas State University College of Business Faculty Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

Michelle was elected President for 2011-2012 of the UMass Amherst INFORMS Student Chapter, served as its Treasurer for 2012-2013, and Webmaster for 2013-2014..

In 2014, Michelle received the Outstanding Doctoral Student Researcher Award from the isenberg School of Management.

Selected Publications:

A multiperiod competitive supply chain framework with environmental policies and investments in sustainable operations
Min Yu, Jose M.Cruz, Dong Li, Amir H. Masoumi, European Journal of Operational Research 300(1): (2022), pp 112-123.

Consumer Learning of Product Quality with Time Delay: Insights from Spatial Price Equilibrium Models with Differentiated Products
Dong "Michelle" Li, Anna Nagurney, and Min Yu, to appear in Omega.

Supply Chain Performance Assessment and Supplier and Component Importance Identification in a General Competitive Multitiered Supply Chain Network Model
Dong Li and Anna Nagurney, Journal of Global Optimization 67(1): (2017) pp 223-250.

Competing on Supply Chain Quality: A Network Economics Perspective
Anna Nagurney and Dong Li, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2016.

A General Multitiered Supply Chain Network Model of Quality Competition with Suppliers
Dong Li and Anna Nagurney, International Journal of Production Economics 170: (2015) pp 336-356.

A Supply Chain Network Game Theory Model with Product Differentiation, Outsourcing of Production and Distribution, and Quality and Price Competition
Anna Nagurney and Dong Li, Annals of Operations Research 228(1), (2015) pp 479-503.

Equilibria and Dynamics of Supply Chain Network Competition with Information Asymmetry in Quality and Minimum Quality Standards
Anna Nagurney and Dong Li, Computational Management Science 11(3): (2014) pp 285-315.

A Dynamic Network Oligopoly Model with Transportation Costs, Product Differentiation, and Quality Competition
Anna Nagurney and Dong Li, Computational Economics 44(2): (2014) pp 201-229.

A Network Economic Game Theory Model of a Service-Oriented Internet with Choices and Quality Competition
Anna Nagurney, Dong Li, Tilman Wolf, and Sara Saberi, Netnomics 14(1-2): (2013) pp 1-25.

Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Networks with Outsourcing Under Price and Quality Competition
Anna Nagurney, Dong Li, and Ladimer S. Nagurney, International Transactions in Operational Research 20(6): (2013) pp 859-888.

Securing the Sustainability of Global Medical Nuclear Supply Chains Through Economic Cost Recovery, Risk Management, and Optimization
Anna Nagurney, Ladimer S. Nagurney, and Dong Li, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation
9(6): (2015) pp 405-418.

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Last Update: August 2, 2022