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Lihong Qian


Assistant Professor of Management

Lihong Qian is a Cameron Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship at Portland State University, where she teaches the senior capstone strategic management course, with a particular focus on students’ integrative learning experience in serving community partners in the Portland metropolitan area. 

Her recent research resides in the intersection of industry evolution, technological change, and firm strategy. Within these domains, she explores how firms make their technological choice, how firms design their boundaries upon entering a new market or a new industry, and how such strategic choices affect firm performance. Her work has appeared in the Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Property Research, European Management Journal, Managerial and Decision Economics, and Journal of Engineering and Technology Management.

Lihong Qian holds a Ph.D. in Management & Entrepreneurship from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an M.S. in Management from the National University of Singapore, and a B.A. in Finance from Nanjing University of China.

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