Jonathan Ying, Ph.D.

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Office: 418J, Wimberly Hall


Teaching schedule and office hours


Ph.D.: Industrial and Labor Relations,
Cornell University, 2012.

M.I.L.R.: International and Comparative Employment Relations,
Cornell University, 2001.

M.T.S.: Religions of the World - China,
Harvard University, 1994.              

B.A.: Philosophy and Mathematics,
St. John's College, Annapolis, 1990.   


Academic Honors

2010           Kauffman Foundation Travel Stipend, 8th West Coast Research Symposium on Technology
                  Entrepreneurship Doctoral Student Workshop
2010           Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Travel Fellowship, 13th Annual McGill 
                  Conference on International Entrepreneurship Doctoral Colloquium, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
2010            Sheth Foundation Travel Grant, Academy of International Business Doctoral Student Consortium, Rio
                  de Janeiro, Brazil                  
2010 – 11     Conference Travel Grant, Cornell University ILR School
2009 – 10     Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship (alternate candidate)
2008 – 09     Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (summer and academic year) – U.S. Dept. of
                  Education / Cornell University East Asia Program
2008 – 09     C. V. Starr Fellowship – Cornell University East Asia Program (declined)
2008; 2010   Hu Shih Memorial Research Grant – Cornell University East Asia Program
2008            Ta-Chung & Ya-Chao Liu Memorial Scholarship – Cornell University Graduate School
2007 – 10     Summer Fellowship – Cornell University ILR School
2007 – 09     Dissertation Research Grant – Cornell University American Studies Program
2007 – 09     Graduate Fellowship – Cornell University Institute for the Social Sciences
2005            Robert S. Hatfield Award for the Study of Ethics in Business – Cornell University
1992 – 94     The Divinity School Scholarship – Harvard Divinity School 


   Jonathan Ying is an assistant professor the Department of Management at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse College of Business Administration, where his teaching interests range from global corporate social responsibility to diversity and inclusion as strategic advantage.

   Professor Ying's research explores issues at the intersection of transnational bioscience entrepreneurship, diversity and inclusion, high-skilled immigration, business and society, and social and technical innovations in locations as diverse as China, Taiwan, and the United States.

    A native of California, Professor Ying earned a B.A. from St. John’s College, Annapolis, Maryland, an M.T.S. from Harvard University, an M.I.L.R. and a Ph.D. from Cornell University.  Dr. Ying was a U.S. Dept. of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow at National Taiwan University and a junior visiting scholar at Academia Sinica, Taiwan.  Prior to his academic career, Dr. Ying held a variety of human resource positions at Amgen, General Mills, and Texas Instruments.  Professor Ying was also the founding assistant dean of students for Asian American affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he partnered with faculty and students to develop an academic program in Asian American studies that has grown to include 15 full-time and 8 affiliated faculty members.

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Teaching and Teaching Interests 

  • Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
  • China, Taiwan, and the Global Value Chain
  • Diversity and Inclusion as Strategic Advantage
  • Ethical Leadership Through Literature
  • Global Corporate Social Responsibility
Research and Research Interests
  • Transnational bioscience entrepreneurship
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • High-skilled immigration
  • Business and society
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Qualitative research
  • China and Taiwan