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Jason Merrick

Professor

Area: Supply Chain Management and Analytics

  • Snead Hall
  • 301 W. Main Street
  • Box 844000
  • Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
  • Office: B4141

Interests

Teaching
  • Decision Analytics, Forecasting, Simulation.
Research
  • Decision & Risk Analysis, Bayesian Statistics, Simulation.
Bio

Jason Merrick has worked on projects ranging from assessing oi spill risk and counter-terrorism as well as supply chain agility, design, and sustainability. He has received grants from the National Science Foundation, the Federal Aviation Administration, the United States Coast Guard, the American Bureau of Shipping, British Petroleum, Booz Allen Hamilton, and the Makah Tribal Council, amongst others. He is President of the Decision Analysis Society and an associate editor for the INFORMS journal Decision Analysis and IIE Transactions. He has bachelors in mathematics and computation from Oxford University and a doctorate in operations research from George Washington University.

Teaching

Teaching Experience
  • BUSINESS STATISTICS I, 4 courses.
  • Business Statistics I, 3 courses.
  • Forecasting Methods, 2 courses.
  • INTRO TO RISK ANALYSIS, 1 course.
  • INTRO TO SIMULATION METHODS, 1 course.
  • Risk Analysis, 1 course.
  • Simulation Methods, 1 course.
  • Statistical Analysis and Modeling, 1 course.

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions
Journal Article
  • Syed, R., Merrick, J. R., Dhillon, G. S. (2018). Identity Protection Value Model: A Design Science Approach to Assess Value Gaps on Social Media. Decision Sciences. DOI: 10.1111/deci.12335
  • Salak Pay, B., Merrick, J. R., Song, Y. (2018). Stochastic Network Interdiction with Incomplete Preference. Networks. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/net.21831
  • Mazicioglu, D., Merrick, J. R. (2018). Behavioral Modeling of Adversaries with Multiple Objectives in Counter-terrorism. (vol. 38(5), pp.962-977). Risk Analysis. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/risa.12898
  • Leclerc, P., Merrick, J. R. (2016). Modeling Adversaries in Counter-terrorism Decisions Using Prospect Theory. (vol. 36(4), pp.681-693). Risk Analysis. DOI: 10.1111/risa.12254
  • Merrick, J. R., Butler, J., Morrice, D. (2015). Using Multiattribute Utility Theory to Avoid Bad Outcomes by Focusing on the Best Systems in Ranking and Selection. (vol. 9(3), pp.238-248). Journal on Simulation. DOI: 10.1057/jos.2014.34
  • Merrick, J. R., Grabowski, M. (2014). Decision Performance and Safety Performance: A Value Focused Thinking Study in the Oil Industry. (vol. 11, pp.105-116). Decision Analysis. DOI: 10.1287/deca.2014.0291

Service

Professional
  • Officer, President/Elect/Past, Decision Analysis Society. (2014 - 2020).