economic globalization (international trade, foreign direct investment, financial openness and capital account liberalization), democratic governance, political violence (interstate military conflict, civil conflict, transnational terrorism), environmental degradation, the rise of China, and research methodology
- Ph.D. in Political Science, Florida State University - (Tallahassee, Florida, United States) 1998
- M.S. in Political Science, Florida State University - (Tallahassee, Florida, United States) 1995
- B.A. in English Language and Literature, Nanjing University - (Nanjing, China) 1986
- Sung, R., Owen, E., & Li, Q (2021). How do capital and labor split economic gains in an age of globalization?. Review of International Political Economy. 28(1), 232-257.
- Li, Q (2019). The Second Great Debate Revisited: Exploring the Impact of the Qualitative-Quantitative Divide in International Relations. International Studies Review. 21(3), 447-476.
- Baccini, L., Li, Q., Mirkina, I., & Johnson, K (2018). Regional competition, business politicians, and subnational fiscal policy. Business and Politics. 20(3), 410-437.
- Li, Q., Owen, E., & Mitchell, A (2018). Why Do Democracies Attract More or Less Foreign Direct Investment? A Metaregression Analysis. International Studies Quarterly. 62(3), 494-504.
- Jensen, N. M., Biglaiser, G., Li, Q., Malesky, E., Pinto, P. M., Pinto, S. M., & Staats, J. L. (2012). Politics and foreign direct investment. University of Michigan Press.
- Li, Q., & Reuveny, R. (2009). Democracy and Economic Openness in an Interconnected System. Cambridge University Press.
- Li, Q (2009). The effect of transnational terrorism on bilateral trade. Global Business and the Terrorist Threat. 169-186.
- Li, Q. (2006). Chapter 11 Political Violence and Foreign Direct Investment. Research in Global Strategic Management. Regional Economic Integration. 225-249. Emerald (MCB UP ).
- Gartzke, E., & Li, Q. (2003). How Globalization Can Reduce International Conict. Schneider, G., Barbieri, K., & Gleditsch, N. P. (Eds.), Globalization and Armed Conflict. 123-140. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
- Li, Q., & Smith, D. L. (2003). Liberalizing Capital Controls: Economic Pluralism or Political Institutions?. Nagel, S. S. (Eds.), Policymaking and Prosperity: A Multinational Anthology. 1-22. Lexington Books.
- Li, Q. (2000). Institutional rules of regional trade blocs and their impact on international trade. Switky, R., & Kerremans, B. (Eds.), The Political Consequences of Regional Trade Blocks. 85-118. Ashgate.
- Traditional Fulbright Scholarship conferred by Council for International Exchange of Scholars - (Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States) - Spain Commision 2019
- 2003 Best Article on Democratization Award conferred by American Political Science Association - (Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States) - Economic Globalization and Democracy: An Empirical Analysis"" British Journal of Political Science 2003
- Bryant, Katherine Vera (2015-12). The Benefits of Multilateral Aid: How Agency Motivation, Specialization, and Autonomy Promote Development. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Webb, Clayton McLaughlin (2015-05). Domestic Consequences of Economic Sanctions. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Garcia, Blake Evan (2015-05). International Migration and Extreme-Right Terrorism. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Urbanski, Piotr (2014-12). Within-Industry Technological Specialization, Collective Action, and Trade Policy. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Tkach, Benjamin K (2013-12). Corporate Security and Conflict Outcomes. (Doctoral Dissertation)