Dr. Charu Sinha

Dr. Charu Sinha

Associate Professor, Clinical Faculty
The George L. Argyros College of Business and Economics
Office Location: Beckman Hall 303A
Phone: (714) 628-2837
St. Xavier's College, Bachelor of Science
Syracuse University, Master of Science
Stony Brook University, Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Management Science. At the Argyros School of Business and Economics, Dr. Sinha has served in two administrative capacities, first as Director of Continuous Improvement managing the School’s Assurance of Learning process for accreditation and then as Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs, overseeing the undergraduate academic programs and the academic progress of approximately 1800 Argyros School undergraduate students. Her teaching interests are in Business Analytics, Business Statistics, and Operations Management and she teaches at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Her research interests include stochastic modeling, optimization of operations processes, and pedagogical issues.

Prior to joining Chapman University, Dr. Sinha worked for 10 years at AT&T as a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, undertaking various roles on a series of pioneering initiatives in voice, data, and voice-over-internet protocol. Her responsibilities included new service development, business planning, operations planning, and deployment of various business communication services. Dr. Sinha was previously a faculty member at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Kamal, Darcy Fudge, Nistor, Cristina and Charu Sinha (2022) “Coming Out Ahead While Losing a Partner: The Thoroughbred Industry Stays on Course''. Journal of Business Strategy
Dehning, Bruce, Charu Sinha, Praveen Sinha, "Change in Earnings Quality Surrounding ERP Implementation". Corporate Ownership and Control, Vol 15, Issue 1, Pages 8-17
Millhiser W.P., Sinha, C., Sobel, M.J. 2016. "Optimality of the fastest available server policy". Queuing Systems, Vol 84 Issue 3-4, Pages 237-263
"Are all CSR Activities Equal? The relative role of supplier CSR"- WDSI 2014 Proceedings
Sinha, Charu, Matthew J. Sobel, and Volodymyr Babich, “Computationally Simple and Unified Approach to Finite and Infinite Horizon Clark-Scarf Inventory Model”: Published in IIE Transactions, 2011, Vol. 43, page 207-219.