Dr. Li received her Ph.D. in Chinese Philogy in 2012 from Jilin University. Her current research interests surrounds regional culture and its effect on regional economics. “The RRI is a distinguished, comprehensive research Institute that encompasses many of the fields that I am interested in: economics, history, geography, and culture to name just a few.”

Dr. Li expresses her appreciation for the many benefits she has garnered from the RRI seminar series. “The environment is exhilarating, the faculty is passionate, and the knowledge they impart has stimulated my thinking and significantly increased the efficiency of my research. I am very fortunate to be a Visiting Scholar at the RRI.”