Dr. Holly Wang’s research has been focused on food safety and marketing, agricultural risks, derivative markets, and crop insurance for domestic and international issues. Dr. Wang has advised over ten Ph.D students whom are now faculty members in major US and international research universities, and economists in the finance industry. She has taught Ph.D level courses in supply and demand systems, decision analysis, and marketing; Master level courses in econometrics and agribusiness marketing; as well as undergraduate courses in corporative finance and Chinese economy. She is coordinating the Professional Master Degree program in International Agribusiness in the department, mentoring students from multiple countries.
Dr. Wang has established herself as a known scholar in agricultural economic issues especially about China. She travels to China frequently and has developed a broad professional network. Dr. Wang serves as an Executive Board Director of Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (www.aaea.org). She also served as past President of Chinese Economists Society (www.china-ces.org) in 2009, a US based organization focusing on the research of Chinese economic issues, and founding Chair for China Section of Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (www.aaea.org/membership/sections/china/) in 2010.