ATLANTA – Qian (Cecilia) Gu, an associate professor of international business at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, has been named a 2022-2023 John H. Dunning Visiting Fellow at the John H. Dunning Centre for International Business at the University of Reading’s Henley Business School.
The Dunning Fellowship program is for early-to-mid-career international business scholars inclined toward multidisciplinary and theory-driven research in the tradition of its namesake, British economist John Dunning. It has been awarded to individuals who rank among the world’s leading scholars in international business. Fellows are expected to give at least one seminar and to spend some time in residence during the academic year.
Gu’s research interests lie at the intersection of international business, strategic management, and entrepreneurship. She is especially interested in understanding how emerging market firms strategize to respond to various stakeholder relations and demands and to the increasingly turbulent global environment.
Professor Her published research appears in the leading strategy and international business journals, including in the “Administrative Science Quarterly,” “Journal of Business Venturing,” “Journal of International Business Studies,” “Journal of Management,” “Strategic Management Journal,” and “Organization Science,” among others. Gu is the recipient of multiple research and teaching awards, including being named a Best 40 Under 40 Business Professor by Poets & Quants.
“Cecilia Gu’s selection as a Dunning Fellow reflects her growing stature as an international business scholar whose work is having an impact. My colleagues and I are proud Cecilia has received this recognition and look forward to seeing the research she produces this year,” said Robinson College Dean Richard Phillips.
Gu joined Georgia State in 2012 and teaches corporate strategy and international business. She holds a doctorate from the National University of Singapore.