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Darla Moore School of Business


Sali Li

Title: Professor
Department: International Business
Darla Moore School of Business
Phone: 803-777-8810
Office: Darla Moore School of Business, Room 457D
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [PDF]
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Sali Li is a professor in the Sonoco International Business Department at the Darla Moore School of Business. Prior to joining the Moore School, he was an assistant professor at the Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He is a member of the Academy of International Business, Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society. Additionally, he has served on the editorial boards of Journal of International Management and Journal of Management.


Professor Li’s primary research interests cover multinational strategy, revisiting the resource based view and international entrepreneurship with particular focus on emerging economies. His work has been published or is forthcoming in Academy of Management Review, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Decision Sciences, Journal of International Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management and Strategic Management Journal.


  • Ph.D., University of Utah, 2007 
  • M.A., University of Kentucky, 2003 
  • B.A., Dalian Maritime University, 2001

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