Xunyi Wang

Assistant Professor - Information Systems & Business Analytics

Contact Information

Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98005
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation¬†

Educational Background

  • PHD - Management Science, University At Buffalo (Suny)
  • MS - Finance, University At Buffalo (Suny)
  • BS - Applied Mathematics, Central South University (Changsha)

Awards and Honors

  • Best Paper Nomination, Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST) (October 2021)
  • Google Cloud Research Credits, Google (July 26, 2021)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Graduate Honor, University at Buffalo (May 2020)
  • Professional Development Award, University at Buffalo (May 2020)
  • Dean's Award for PhD Student Research Excellence, School of Management, University at Buffalo (March 2020)
  • Student Achievement Award Nomination, School of Management, University at Buffalo (March 2020)
  • Berner Fund Award, School of Management, University at Buffalo (August 2019)
  • Graduate Student Association Fund, University at Buffalo (August 2019)
  • WOW Fund, School of Management, University at Buffalo (April 2019)
  • Professional Development Award, University at Buffalo (May 2018)

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) (2018 - Present)
  • Association for Information Systems (2017 - Present)


Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Do Emotions Sell? Impact of Emotional Expressions on Sales in Space-Sharing Economy," Production and Operations Management, Vol. 31, No. 1, (June 2021) (coauthors: Meiling Jiang, Wencui Han, Liangfei Qiu).

"The Societal Impact of Sharing Economy Platform Self-Regulations - An Empirical Investigation," Information Systems Research, Vol. 33, No. 4, (May 2021) (coauthors: Wencui Han, ‪Mehmet Eren Ahsen, Sunil Wattal).

"Dark Traits and Hacking Potential," Journal of Organizational Psychology, Vol. 21, No. 3, (May 2021) (coauthors: Joana Gaia, G. Lawrence Sanders, Sean Patrick Sanders, Shambhu Upadhyaya, Chul Woo Yoo).

"Exploring the Effects of Psychological Ownership, Gaming Motivations, and Primary/Secondary Control on Online Game Addiction," Decision Support Systems and Electronic Commerce, (May 2021) (coauthors: Mohamed Abdelhamid, G. Lawrence Sanders).

"Good News and Bad News About Incentives to Violate the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA): Scenario-Based Questionnaire Study," JMIR Medical Informatics, (2020) (coauthors: Joana Gaia, Chul Woo Yoo, G. Lawrence Sanders).

"Inside the Insider," IEEE Engineering Management Review, (2019) (coauthors: G. Lawrence Sanders, Shambhu Upadhyaya).

"Can online social support be detrimental in stigmatized chronic diseases? A quadratic model of the effects of informational and emotional support on self-care behavior of HIV patients," Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, (2018) (coauthors: Srikanth Parameswaran, Darshan Bagul, Rajiv Kishore).
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