Dr. Lei Ji is an Associate Professor in Austin Community College. Before she worked as an economist/assistant professor in the US (Sam Houston State University), France (OFCE-SciencesPo and SKEMA business school), China (Shanghai School of Economics and Finance), and a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Italy. She got her Ph.D in North Carolina State university. Dr. Lei Ji’s research interests are globalization and economic growth. She loves reading, traveling, and of course teaching. She learns more from her students than she teaches them.