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Shaomin Li

  • Shaomin Li
  • Professor & Eminent Scholar
  • Department of Management
  • 2150 Constant Hall
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4883
  • sli@odu.edu
  • Eminent Scholar and Professor of International Business. B.A. in Economics (Peking University), Ph.D. in Sociology (Princeton University), Post-Doctoral Fellow (Harvard University). 2008 Outstanding Faculty (SCHEV) Award winner.
  • Education

    Harvard University - Fairbank Center for East Asian Research , 1990
    Degree: Post Doctoral Fellowship
    Princeton University, 1988
    Major: Sociology
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Princeton University, 1987
    Major: Sociology
    Degree: M.A.
    State University of New York , 1984
    Major: Sociology
    Degree: M.A.
    Peking University, 1982
    Major: Economics
    Degree: B.A.
  • Research Interests

    The global environment of business, especially the governance environment in societies undergoing rapid transformation. Articles have appeared in journals such as Harvard Business Review, California Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Management International Review, and Journal of World Business. Commentaries have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, and The New York Times. The Economist featured his research twice.
  • Expertise

    International Business--governance environment, economic transition, privatization, business strategy, e-commerce, country risk analysis, China--economic reform, democratization, governance environment, foreign investment, business strategy, e-commerce, risk analysis, privatization strategy
  • 2012: Teaching Award, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology
  • 2012: Eminent Scholar, Old Dominion University
  • 2012: Honor, Republican Professionals Network
  • 2009: Golden Book Award, Ministry of Economics, Republic of China
  • 2009: EV Williams Faculty Research Fellow, College of Business and Public Administration
  • 2008: Outstanding Faculty Award (SCHEV Award), Virginia State
  • 2007: Research Award, College of Business and Public Administration
  • 2002: Service Award, City University of Hong Kong
  • 2002: Champion for Freedom of Speech Award, Visual Artists Guild
  • 1995: True Excellence Award, AT&T
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Transition from Relations to Rules
    Sponsoring Organization: College of Business and Public Administration
    Date: 2008 - 2008
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Li, S.
    IT governance
    Sponsoring Organization: National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
    Date: May, 2008 - June, 2008
    Investigators:Li, S.
    Can Corporatization Save Chinese State-Owned Enterprises?
    Date: June, 2006 - August, 2006
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Selover, D. D.; Li, S.