PhD Student in Business Administration
Educational BackgroundM.S. Finance, Auburn University, 2011
M.B.A., Auburn University, 2011
B.S. Economics, International Economics and Trade, Beijing Foreign Studies University, 2009
B.A. English, Beijing Foreign Studies University, 2009
Positions HeldGraduate Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2013 to present
Research Analyst, Milken Institute, 2012
Graduate Research Assistant, Auburn University, 2009-2011
Honors and AwardsSummer Research Grant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015
Zwisler Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015
CIBER Research Grant, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2014
Teaching and Research Interests
Nan has taught undergraduate courses in "International Business".
Nan's research interests are interdisciplinary (combining international business, strategic management and finance). Her current research efforts include: the impact of antitrust policy on FDI flows; the impact of banking regulation and supervision on international banking activities; and strategic responses to diversity variation in firm ownership.