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New Krannert Faculty 2019
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Krannert Faculty



Clinical Assistant Professor of Management


Ph.D., Management Information Systems, University of Arizona



Yang Wang is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. She received her Ph.D. degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona and master's from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Wang has taught undergraduate courses of Management Information Systems, Database Management, and graduate courses of Python Programming, Management of Organizational Data, and the Industry Practicum in Management Information Systems. She was the recipient of Krannert Outstanding and Distinguished Teacher in 2018 and 2019. She was also the recipient of 2019 Krannert Summer Teaching Innovation Award. Dr. Wang's research primarily focuses on social media, social networks, and user-generated content. She was the recipient of the Best Paper Award in the 11th China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM).

Dr. Wang is serving as the Co-Academic Director for the M.S. Business Analytics and Information Management (BAIM) program, Academic Director of Online M.S. Business Analytics Program and Advisory Committee Chair for M.S. BAIM. 

Journal Articles

  • Wang, Y., Goes, P., Wei, Z., & Zeng, D. (2019). Production of Online Word-of-Mouth: Peer Effects and the Moderation of User Characteristics. Production and Operations Management,
  • MGMT 38200 (Fall and Spring)
  • MGMT 47900 (Spring)
  • MGMT 54400 (Spring)
  • MGMT 58200 (Spring)
  • MGMT 58600 (Fall)
  • MGMT 69000 (Spring)

Phone: (765) 496-2911
Office: KRAN 504