Dr. Zhang joined UVM in the fall of 2005. She received her Ph.D. in Marketing and her M.S. degree in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University. She also received her B.A. in Finance from Renmin University of China. Her research interests include relationship management challenges between organizations. In particular, she examines how to govern and recover inter-organizational relationships in complex environments. In recent years, Dr. Zhang has been working on disruption management in B2B relationships. Her scholarly work has appeared in a number of reputable business journals including Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Operations Management, MIT Sloan Management Review, Industrial Marketing Management, Marketing Letters, International Business Review and Journal of International Marketing. In 2008, Dr. Zhang received a Certificate of Recognition from the Michigan State University Broad College of Business in recognition of her contributions to the advancement of international business and innovation research. She is also the winner of 2013 Faculty Scholarship Recognition Award given by the School of Business Administration at the University of Vermont. Dr. Zhang currently serves on the editorial research boards of International Business Review, Industrial Marketing Management and Journal of International Consumer Marketing. Dr. Zhang has taught marketing management, international market analysis and marketing research since 2005. Her industry experience includes statistical analysis for the Risk Management Group at Kraft Foods Inc. and project intern work for the Euro-Asia Flower Trade Corporation, Beijing.