- Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
M.A., Western Kentucky University
LL.B., Foreign Affairs College
- International business
Cross-cultural negotiations and conflict
Comparative organizational behavior
Professor Liu’s research centers on individual and group behavior in cross-cultural settings. She studies culture, cross-cultural cognition, negotiation and conflict resolution, and global leadership. Her research activities have involved investigating individual difference in negotiation, international conflict management, diversity and justice, global leadership mental models, global virtual teams, and shared mental models in international negotiation and emotional influence. Dr. Liu currently teaches Global Business, a foundation course of the Global Partners MBA (GPMBA) program and International Business Negotiation.
- Liu, L.A., Friedman, R.A., Barry, B., Gelfand, M.J., & Zhang, Z-X. (2012). The dynamics of consensus building in intracultural and intercultural negotiations. Administrative Science Quarterly, 57(2), 269-304.
- Adair, W.L. & Liu, L.A. (2011). Building shared mental models in multicultural multiparty negotiations: The dynamic process. Research on Managing Groups and Teams, 14, 57-78.
- Danis, W., Liu, L.A., & Vacek, J. (2011). Values and upward influence strategies in transition: Evidence from the Czech Republic. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 42(2), 288-306.
- Liu, L.A., Chua, C.H., & Stahl, G. (2010). Quality of communication experience: Definition, measurement, and implications for intercultural negotiations. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95(3), 469-487.
- Simons, T., Friedman, R.A., Liu, L.A., & McLean Parks, J. (2007). Racial differences in sensitivity to behavioral integrity: Attitudinal consequences, in-group effects, and “trickle down” among Black and Non-Black Employees. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92(3), 650-665.