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Alumni Achievement

Dr. LI Haiyang

Doctor of Philosophy (1998)
Department of Management, CityU

Associate Professor
Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
Rice University, USA

“As an alum of the doctoral program at City University of Hong Kong, I am honored to share my professional experience with the CityU community.

I am currently an associate professor at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University, USA. I earned my doctoral degree in strategy and innovation management from the Department of Management at CityU in 1998 (Dr. Kwaku Atuahene-Gima was my committee chair) (I had Bachelor and Master degrees from Renmin University). I joined Lingnan University as an assistant professor in 1999 and then I moved to Texas A&M University as an assistant professor in 2001. I joined Rice University in 2005 and made my tenure there in 2008.

My research interests focus on technology entrepreneurship, innovation, and multinational firms’ strategy in emerging markets. Since I completed my doctoral degree, I have published 24 articles in peer-refereed journals with 10 of them appearing in the top-tier journals including Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, and Journal of Marketing. The quality of my scholarly work is validated by the awards and recognitions I have received. I was ranked among the top 10 scholars in terms of individual contributions to the empirical literature on China (2000-2005). My work won the Best Paper Award at the American Marketing Association’s Winter Marketing Educators’ Conference in 2001. My academic contribution is also evidenced by my services to the profession. I serve on the editorial review boards of multiple journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of High Technology Management Research, and Multinational Business Review. I also serve as the Representative-at-large for both the Asia Academy of Management and the International Association of Chinese Management Research.

I believe that my professional achievements have attested to the exceptional quality of the doctoral program at CityU.” (Nov 2013)
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