Yanchong (Karen) Zheng is a Sloan School Career Development Professor and an Associate Professor of Operations Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Karen’s research studies fundamental and emerging operations management problems with a critical lens on human behavior, particularly in information-critical environments. She works on a diverse range of areas including supply chain information sharing, environmentally and socially responsible supply chains, agricultural supply chains, supply chain risk management, as well as consumer behavior in pricing and revenue management. Her research integrates theoretical modeling of OM problems with empirical investigation of human behavior. Karen has received the NSF CAREER Award to support her research on trust and information transparency in operations. Karen holds undergraduate and master’s degrees from Tsinghua University in China and a PhD in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.