Jianli received her Ph.D. degree in Operations Management and a minor in Operations Research. She also holds an M.A. degree in Apparel Merchandising from Washington State University and a B.S. degree in Fashion Engineering from Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology. Her general research areas of interest involve supply chain management, e-commerce, logistics management, and inventory theory. Jianli has published in peer-reviewed journals including the European Journal of Operations Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Interfaces, the International Journal of Procurement Management, and the Journal of Values-Based Leadership.