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Dr. Cynthia L. Knott
Associate Professor of Management Science
Contact Information

Ballston Center
(703) 284-5727

Academic Credentials

B.A., James Madison University
M.B.A., Ph.D., The George Washington University
Teaching Areas:
  • Management Science
  • Operations Management
Research Interests:
  • Quantitative Methods
Dr. Cynthia Knott has been a member of the Marymount faculty since 2005. Dr. Knott teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in information systems, operations management, statistical analysis, and decision making.

Dr. Knott has presented her research internationally, including conferences in Chile, Turkey, Japan, and Switzerland. She has also been published in the Journal of the Operations Research Society, the Journal of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (ITOR-IFORS), and the Journal of Applied Business and Economics.

Her current research interests include quantitative methods and their application to education, business, and society. Specifically, Dr. Knott is investigating innovative ways to teach and engage students in operations research and statistical methods. She is also working in the area of health care, information technology, and marketing. She collaborates extensively with other Marymount faculty members and presents her research with these colleagues at professional conferences around the world.