Lan is a PhD candidate and a lecturer at Boston University, Questrom School of Business. She is also a PhD fellow at Susilo Institute for Ethics in the Global Economy. Lan got an M.A. in organizational behavior and a B.A. in human resources management from Peking University, China. Prior to joining BU, she worked as a research assistant at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). Lan's research interests include careers/talent management, business ethics, and team management. She is also teaching undergraduate courses on career management. Her current study investigates the changing nature of work in new industries and how learning influences professionals’ engagement in sharing economy. Methodologically, she uses longitudinal methods and big data to explore the process-based issues in her research. She is also interested in social network analysis, especially the evolution and dynamics of social network over time. Her work has been accepted for publication in refereed journals and books, such as Human Resource Management, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Small Group Research, and Oxford Handbook of Psychology Online. She has also presented over 20 papers in various conferences, such as AOM, EGOS, EAWOP, INSNA, SBE, and INGRoup. In 2015, her paper won "Arnon Reichers Best Student Paper Award" of the Career Division at Academy of Management, and the symposium she coauthored also won the "Best Symposium Award". She also coauthored a paper which won the "Best International Paper Award" of the Career Division at Academy of Management in 2012.
Ph D, Boston University Questrom School of Business, Organizational Behavior, 2018.
MS, Peking University, Guanghua School of Management, Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management, 2009.
BA, Peking University, Human Resource Management, 2007.