Natalia Santamaria

Natalia Santamaria

  • Visiting Senior Lecturer

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Interdisciplinary Theme

  • Behavioral Economics and Decision Research

Faculty Expertise

  • Operations Management


Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

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Natalia Santamaria is a visiting lecturer at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, where she teaches classes in project management and operations management for non-business graduate students. Her research focuses on competitive bidding and decision making under competition and uncertainty, which has been published in Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, and Production and Operations Management.

Prior to joining the Johnson School in 2014, Santamaria was an assistant professor in the industrial engineering school at Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia. She earned a BS and MSc in industrial engineering from Universidad de Los Andes, a MSc in operations research from Rutgers University, and a PhD in supply chain management and operations research from the Pennsylvania State University.

Recent Courses

  • BANA 5080 - Introduction to Operations Analytics
  • NCC 5580 - Managing Operations
  • NBA 5410 - Project Management

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Pennsylvania State University, 2011
  • MS Rutgers University, New Brunswick, 2007
  • MS Universidad de Los Andes, 2003
  • BS Universidad de Los Andes, 2001