Profile: Sheila Lawrence



Professor Sheila Lawrence is a full-time member of the LSER faculty, where she teaches a graduate-level course in Six Sigma and Problem Solving and undergraduate courses in Personal Finance and Non-Profit/Corporate Finance. Her expertise includes: statistical analysis, quality management, and problem solving.

Professor Lawrence has been a Lecturer in the Rutgers Business School (RBS) since 1993 in the Department of Management Science and Information Systems (MSIS).  For the academic year 2004-2005, she was an instructor in MSIS in RBS. Professor Lawrence has, also, taught undergraduate courses in SAS (Departments of Statistics and Exercises Science/Sports Management) and a graduate course in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. She has been appointed to the graduate faculty at Rutgers since May 2000. 

Professor Lawrence has more than 30 years of technical management experience with AT&T, Hoffmann-LaRoche, PSE&G, and the State of New Jersey. Her teaching interests include problem solving, finance, supply chain, management science, quality and statistics. She has 113 technical publications in the areas of statistics, MIS, and supply chain. Professor Lawrence has advanced to senior member status of ASQ (American Society for Quality), and she is also an active member of professional associations such as INFORMS, POMS, and the American Statistical Association. 

  • Education

    Ph.D., Rutgers University