Michelle Wang

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Assistant Professor Info Systems

Department Supply Chain & Information Systems
Office Address 426 Business Building
Phone Number 814-867-5838
Email Address luw21@smeal.psu.edu

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Lei Wang joins Penn State after completing her Ph.D. in the School of Business at University of Connecticut. Her research interests include location-based services, gamification, digital health and digital marketing.


Location-based services, Mobile-Commerce, Gamification, User Engagement, Healthcare Information Systems, Digital Marketing


Ph D, Business Administrative (Management Information Systems), University of Connecticut, 2014

MS, Economics, Xi'an Jiaotong University, 2008

BS, Electronic Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, 2005

Courses Taught

MIS 301 – Business Analytics (3)
Application of computer-based information systems to support management decision making; basic systems design, data organization, and data processing. A student cannot receive credit toward graduation for both M IS 100 or 100W and M I S 301.

Selected Publications

Wang L., Gunasti K., Shankar R., Pancras J., Gopal R., "Game of Drones: Impact of Gamification on Word-of-Mouth Effectiveness." MIS Quarterly, vol. 44, no. 4, 2020, pp. 1987-2011, misq.org/impact-of-gamification-on-perceptions-of-word-of-moutn-contributors-and-actions-of-word-of-mouth-consumers.html
Wang L., Gopal R., Shankar R., Pancras J., "On the Brink: Predicting Business Failure with Mobile Location-Based Checkins." Decision Support Systems, vol. 76, 2015, pp. 3-13, www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0167923615000810?via%3Dihub
Wang L., Ba S., "Digital health communities: The effect of their motivation mechanisms." Decision Support System, vol. 55, no. 4, 2013, pp. 941-947, www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167923613000122?via%3Dihub