Amy R. Ward is the Rothman Family Professor of Operations Management at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2001. She recently was the chair of the Applied Probability Society (term 11/2016-11/2018) and is the Service SIG Chair for the MSOM Society (term 6/2017-6/2019). She previously served as the Stochastic Models co-Area Editor for the journal Operations Research (term 1/2018-12/2021). She is currently the Editor-in-Chief for Operations Research Letters.