Xiaodan Wang

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Xiaodan Wang (Abby)
Assistant Professor of Management
(269) 387-4457
3287 Schneider Hall, Mail Stop 5429
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Department of Management
Haworth College of Business
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5429 USA
  • Ph.D., Texas Tech University
  • MBA, Ohio University
  • B.A., University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China

Dr. Xiaodan “Abby” Wang, assistant professor of management at Western Michigan University, teaches strategic management. Her primary research interests include venture capital firms’ influence on the strategy and performance of entrepreneurial start-ups, internationalization of venture capital firms, entrepreneurship in emerging and transitional economies, and alliance strategies of new ventures. Her research into venture-capital-based IPOs and underpricing received the Best Doctoral Student Paper award and the Best Paper award and was included in the Best Paper proceedings of the Academy of Management annual meeting and Southern Management Association annual meeting. Prior to joining WMU in 2011, she taught at Texas Tech University, where she was an AT&T chancellor’s fellow while completing her Ph.D. in management.