McDonough School of Business

Lizhi Liu

Lizhi Liu is an Assistant Professor in the McDonough School of Business and a faculty affiliate of the Department of Government. Her research specializes in the politics of trade, technology and innovation, and the political economy of China. Her work has been published by American Economic Review: Insights, Studies in International Comparative Development, and Minnesota Law Review, and has been funded by numerous institutions, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Weiss Family Program Fund, and the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies. She received the 2020 Ronald H. Coase Best Dissertation Award from the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics (SIOE), and the 2019 Best Dissertation Award in the area of Information Technology and Politics by the American Political Science Association (APSA). Her research has been featured in media outlets including Bloomberg, WIRED, and South China Morning Post.

Lizhi Liu teaches both undergrads and MBA students. She was listed as a Poets&Quants Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professor  of 2021 and received a Georgetown Faculty & Staff Career Champion Award in 2022.