Shi (Sherry) Wang

Assistant Professor

Marketing & Logistics


Professor Wang joined the Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University in 2019. Prior to being a Buckeye, she received her Ph.D. in Marketing from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Professor Wang's research focuses on consumer decision making (e.g. gift giving) and consumer learning (e.g. from gifts, from reviews). She applies Bayesian statistics and other quantitative methods on real-world data from online platforms, as well as experimental data. Her work has appeared in Journal of Marketing Research.

Areas of Expertise

  • Applied Bayesian Modeling in Marketing
  • Quantitative Marketing


Ph.D. in Marketing, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

B.Sc. in Statistics, Peking University


Sherry Shi Wang and Ralf Van Der Lans (2018), “Modeling Gift Choice: The Effect of Uncertainty on Price Sensitivity,” Journal of Marketing Research, 4 (August), 524-540.


  • BUSML 4202 - Marketing Research

    Course examines the role of marketing research in the formulation and solution of marketing problems. Emphasis is placed on problem formulation, research design, data collection methods (instruments, sampling, operations) and analysis techniques. Prereq: 3250, AcctMIS 2200, 2300, BusOBA 2320, and 2321; and BusMHR 2291 or 2292.

  • BUSML 8253 - Recent Advancements in Marketing Research

    Provide students with exposure to leading marketing scholars and their most current research and give them an opportunity to critically evaluate it. Prereq: Doct standing in BusAdm, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs or 6 completions.