Maria is a doctoral student in the Technology and Operations Management unit at Harvard Business School.

Prior to joining HBS, Maria conducted research at the University of Chicago with Professor Steven Levitt. 

She previously worked as a research/teaching assistant, an investment analyst, and a Web developer.  Maria has volunteered in Latin America, participating in medical brigades as well as acting as a consultant for small businesses in need of technical expertise.  Maria earned a Master of Science in Applied Economics from Marquette University, and published her thesis in the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics.

Maria’s research interests include market dynamics, decision making under uncertainty, process improvement, and supply chain management.