Yaqin Sun is a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Decision and Technology Analytics at Lehigh University. She received her doctoral degree in decision sciences at Drexel University. She further has a B.S. in Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science from Bridgewater State University. Before this appointment, she served as an assistant professor of the practice at Fairfield University for three years. Her teaching interests include business analytics, information systems, and forecasting. Her current research focus is the study of how supply chain structures, information asymmetry, and the use of recycled parts for independent remanufacturing impact outsourcing strategies between retailers and encroaching suppliers.