Dr Qu's primary research areas include nonprofit finance, philanthropy, and prosocial behavior. Her research covers a range of topics that have practical implications for capacity building and resource development of nonprofit organizations. These include nonprofit revenue management, nonprofit endowment management, nonprofit financial reporting and accountability, charitable giving, volunteering, as well as effects of pro-social behavior on people's health and wellbeing.
- Ph.D. in Philanthropy Studies, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis - (Indianapolis, Indiana, United States) 2016
- M.A. in Political Science, Sun Yat-sen University - (Guangzhou, Guangdong, China) 2009
- B.A. in Political Science, Sun Yat-sen University - (Guangzhou, Guangdong, China) 2006