Dr. Xiaoli Yin is an associate professor of Strategic Management at Baruch College, where she teaches strategic management at MBA and undergraduate levels. Dr. Yin’s research focuses on the antecedents and strategic outcomes of alternative governance choices, such as mergers and acquisitions versus strategic alliances, as well as how a firm’s strategic choices may be constrained by its social network of external contacts and the overall institutional environment. She has published at top-tier journals, including the Academy of Management ReviewStrategic Management Journal, and Organization Science.