Khadija Ajmal


Assistant Professor of Transportation and Logistics
Transportation & Logistics Mgt | Business
Office: Erlanson Hall 105-C


Dr. Khadija Ajmal is an Assistant Professor of Transportation and Logistics in the School of Business & Economics. She obtained her Ph.D. in Operations Management & Strategy from SUNY University at Buffalo, where she worked as both an adjunct instructor and a research assistant. She also served as a junior teaching fellow abroad prior to starting her role at UW-Superior. At UW-Superior, she teaches supply chain management and management science. She has publications in quality academic journals such as Sustainability and Journal of Management and Sustainability.

Research Interests

Her research interests include an overlay between sustainability and emerging technologies. She is also part of the Transportation & Logistics Research Center at UW-Superior.


  • Vedantam, A., Suresh, N. C., Ajmal, K and Shelly, M. (2022). Impact of China’s National Sword Policy on the U.S. Landfill and Plastics Recycling Industry. Sustainability 2022, 14, 2456.
  • Ajmal, K., Suresh, N. C., Wang, C. X. (2021). Disruptive Technologies and Sustainable Supply Chain Management: A Review and Cross-Case Analysis. Journal of Management and Sustainability; Vol. 11, No. 2; 2021.


  • Ajmal et al. (2023). Do investments in business intelligence technologies improve firm performance? 33rd Annual POMS-Conference, Florida. Presented by Dr. Charles Wang.
  • Ajmal, K. (2020). Assessing the impact of China’s import restrictions on plastic recycling in the U.S. School of Management Ph.D. Poster Competition, University at Buffalo. Awarded First Place.
  • Ajmal, K. (2020). Evaluating Sustainability Performance of Disruptive Technologies across Supply Chains. 2020 Annual Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute. Virtual.
  • Ajmal, K. (2016). The Role of Demographics and Usage Characteristics on Facebook Addiction. 8th Annual American Business Research Conference, New York.
  • Yasir, H., Ajmal, K. (2015). Impulse Buying: A Systematic Literature Review. 4th European Business Research Conference. Imperial College, London.


  • 2023 – Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) – Operations Management & Strategy, SUNY University at Buffalo
  • 2018 – Master of Science (M.S.) – Supply Chain and Operations Management, SUNY University at Buffalo
  • 2009 – Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) – Marketing, Lahore School of Economics
  • 2007 – Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) – Human Resource Management, University of Central Punjab