Before joining the CSUDH campus, Dr. Xu worked for seven years as a faculty member at California State University, Stanislaus. His research interests include service operations management, supply chain management and coordination, supply chain finance, e-commerce, sustainability, data and text mining, and hospitality and tourism management. He has published over sixty papers in such journals as Annals of Tourism Research, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Decision Sciences, Decision Support Systems, European Journal of Operational Research, Information and Management, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, International Journal of Hospitality Management, International Journal of Information Management, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Business Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, and Journal of Travel Research. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Logistics Economics and Globalisation and the managing editor of the International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences. In addition, he serves as an associate editor or editorial board member for several journals and an ad-hoc reviewer for various journals.
Ph.D., Operations Management, Washington State University
M.S., Agricultural Economics and Management, Renmin University of China
B.S., Management Science, and B.A., Chinese Language and Literature, Fudan University