Dr. Qian (Cecilia) Gu’s research interests lie at the intersection of corporate strategy and international business. In particular, she is interested in understanding how emerging market firms strategize to respond to the increasing global competitions and opportunities, with a specific focus on China and the greater China area. Her works appear in the Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, and Personnel Psychology, among others. Dr. Gu has taught courses for undergraduates, MBA, EMBA, and Master of International Business on topics of corporate strategy, international business, and family business. She also serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Business Research, Journal of World Business, and Management and Organization Review. Dr. Gu is recently recognized as the Best 40 Under 40 Business Professors by Poets & Quants. She has been elected five times as the GSU IIB Professor of the Year Award. She is also a recipient of the SMS Best Reviewer Award, MOR Best Reviewer Award, IACMR Li Ning Dissertation Proposal Award, and China’s National Scholarship. She is a runner-up for AOM Douglas Nigh Award, AOM HKUST Best Paper in Global Strategy Award, and IACMR Best Macro Paper Award.