Courtney (CJ) Burris

Clinical Assistant Professor
Management Science and Systems


PhD, University at Buffalo
MS, University at Buffalo
BS, Elmira College


  • Business and Society: North America
  • Management Topics: Experience the 50
  • Social Network Analytics
  • Experiential IT Projects


  • Social network analysis
  • Engineering education, including diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility
  • Sports analytics

Selected Publications

Burris, C., Nikolaev, A., Zhong, S., & Bian, L. (2021). Network effects in influenza spread: The impact of mobility and socio-economic factors. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 78, 101081.

Additional Experience

In addition to her background in operations research and mathematics, Burris is an entrepreneur and active in the Western New York startup community. She is CEO and co-founder of RHM Innovations Inc., which creates products that assist individuals with the activities of daily living such as bathing and dressing.