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Chris Liu is an associate professor in the Department of Management at the Lundquist College of Business. His expertise includes spatial networks, firm innovation and productivity, and the organization of science. His research has been published in journals including the American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, and Science.

Liu received his DBA in technology and operations management from Harvard University, a PhD in biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a BA in biology from Washington University, St. Louis. Prior to joining the Lundquist College, Liu taught at the University of Toronto. He cofounded PowerTen LLC, a boutique consulting firm headquartered in Turkey, and has also previously worked as a journalist.