Megan Wydick Martin

Megan Wydick Martin

Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems

235 Harris

(919) 760-8131


Dr. Megan Wydick Martin joined Meredith College as an Assistant Professor of Management  Information Systems and Quantitative Methods in 2017. She has a Ph.D. in Management  Science (Business Information Technology) from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State  University, an M.B.A from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and a B.A. in  Mathematics with a minor in Statistics from the University of North Carolina  Wilmington. She has continued to enhance her data analytics expertise by earning Google  Analytics, MOS Excel, and SAS Analytics certifications. Prior to her academic career, she  managed the electronic training platform for a nationwide plasma collection company. She  served as the subject matter expert for all technical aspects of the computerized training  system for executive leadership as well as end users. Dr. Martin continues to consult for  private companies on a variety of challenges related to project management, business  analytics, operations management and information systems.

Academic Credentials

  • Ph.D. Management Science (Business Information Technology), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • M.B.A. Management, University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • B.A. Mathematics, minor Statistics, University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • Future Professoriate Graduate Certification, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Predictive Modeler Using SAS Enterprise Miner 14 Certification, SAS Academy
  • Advanced Analytics Professional Using SAS 9 Certification, SAS Academy
  • Advanced Predictive Modeling Using SAS 9 Specialist Certification, SAS Academy
  • SAS Text Analytics, Time Series, Experimentation and Optimization Using SAS 9.4 Specialist Certification, SAS Academy
  • MOS Excel 2016 Specialist Certification
  • Google Analytics for Beginners

Professional Credential

Professional Memberships:

  • Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 
  • Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Production and Operation Management Society (POMS) 
  • Triangle Women in STEM
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM)


Martin, M. W., C. Ragsdale. (2018) Optimizing Product Test Scheduling With In-Process and  At-Completion Inspection Contstraints. Decision Sciences Institute 49th Annual Meeting,  Chicago, Illinois. 

Martin, M. W. (2013) Features to Consider When Identifying a Compatible Electronic Medical  Records System. Production and Operation Management Society 24th Annual Conference,  Denver, Colorado. 

Martin, M. W., J. Chacko, S. Collignon, and C. Ragsdale. (2012) Identifying the Best Path to  Optimality in a Grants Administration Workload Assignment Problem. Decision Sciences  Institute 43rd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California. 


  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Meredith College, School of Business, 2020 Excellence in Recreation Award, Raleigh Mayor’s Committee for Persons with  Disabilities, 2019 
  • Spirit of Collaboration Award, NC Insightful Visionaries, 2018 
  • Best Paper Award, Innovative Education, Teaching, and Pedagogy Track,  Southeast Decision Sciences Institute 43rd Annual Meeting, Charleston, South  Carolina, 2013 


  • Founding Board Member, Bryce Martin Foundation l 
  • Team Leader, National MS Society 
  • Event Coordinator, Ovarian Cancer Awareness


Martin, M. W. and C. Ragsdale. Navigating the Best Path to Optimality in a University Workload Assignment Problem. Decision Sciences, May 2020 

Collignon, S., J. Chacko, and M.W. Martin. An Alternative Multiple-Choice Question Format to  Guide Feedback Using Student Self-Assessment of Knowledge. Decision Sciences Journal of  Innovative Education, June 2020.

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