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Xuechen Ding, PhD Candidate

Visiting Research Fellow
University of California, Davis
Xuechen is a PhD Candidate in the School of Economics and Management at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. Her research focus now is Platform Strategy, Sharing Economy, and User Innovation.

 

Roseanna Fowler, CRD Graduate

Administrative Assistant and Series Coordinator for The UC Davis Forums
University of California, Davis
Roseanna graduated from UC Davis in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Community and Regional Development. Her interests lie in outreach, advising, and writing.

 

Martin Kenney, Distinguished Professor

Department of Human Ecology
Community and Regional Development Program
University of California, Davis
Martin is currently a distinguished professor of Community and Regional Development at the University of California, Davis, as well as a Senior Project Director at the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy.

 

Xin He, PhD Candidate

Visiting Scholar
University of California, Davis
Xin is a PhD candidate in the School of Business, Nanjing University. Her current research interests include female leadership and the TMT composition of Biotech startups.

 

Alina Kontareva, PhD Candidate

Visiting Researcher (2014) at UC Davis
Fulbright Visiting Graduate Student (2017) at UC Davis
Alina is a PhD Candidate in the University of Oslo, Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture (TIK). Her research interests involve Platform Economy, Telecom Policy, and Internet in Russia (Martin is a supervisor for Alina’s PhD project).

 

Yating (Joyce) Lee, PhD Candidate

Visiting Scholar
University of California, Davis
Yating is a PhD candidate in the School of Accounting, Central University of Finance and Economics. Her research interests are in IPO firms and underwriter and venture capital financing.

 

Donald Patton, Research Associate

Associate Project Scientist
University of California, Davis
Donald is a research associate with the Community and Regional Development program at UC Davis. His current research interests involve industrial clusters, entrepreneurship, and economic development.

 

Selena Silva, Research Assistant

Research Assistant
University of California, Davis
Selena is a current student in the UC Davis Community and Regional Development program. Her research interests include technology and its impact on social inequality.

 

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Kelsey Ay (2017-2018)

Former Administrative Assistant and Series Coordinator for The UC Davis Forums
University of California, Davis
Kelsey graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor of Science in Community and Regional Development. Her interests lie in event coordination and she is currently working as an event manager in Undergraduate Admissions at UC Davis.

 

Davor Vlajcic, PhD

Visiting Research Fellow
University of California, Davis
Davor received his PhD from the Management Science in University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business. His research focus includes the Platform Economy, Open Innovation, Knowledge Management, and Foreign Market Entry Modes of MNCs.