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Jonathan Ying

Continuing Term Lecturer;

Professor Ying teaches in the undergraduate, MBA, and MSHRM programs at Purdue's Krannert School of Management with a focus on Organizational Behavior and Human Resources. Dr. Ying is the course coordinator for the required course OBHR330 - Introduction to Organizational Behavior. He is a Purdue Cary Quadrangle faculty fellow and a Peace Corps Prep community economic development faculty fellow. Dr. Ying's research focuses on transnational bioscience entrepreneurship, high-skilled immigration, and global leadership development in locations as diverse as America, China, and Taiwan.

A native of California, Dr. Ying earned a B.A. from St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland, an M.T.S. from Harvard University, an M.I.L.R. and a Ph.D. from Cornell University. He was a U.S. Dept. of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow at National Taiwan University (2008 to 2009) and a junior visiting scholar at Academia Sinica, Taiwan (2008 to 2010).

Prior to his academic career, Dr. Ying held a variety of human resource positions at Amgen, General Mills, and Texas Instruments with a focus on global leadership development. He was also the founding Assistant Dean of Students for Asian American Affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he was responsible for 4,000 students.  At Illinois, Dr. Ying partnered with students, staff, and faculty and built an academic program in Asian American Studies that has grown to include 11 full-time and seven affiliated faculty members.  Dr. Ying enjoys getting to know Purdue students, and is an enthusiastic if mediocre tennis player, runner, and cyclist.


Ph.D., Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University
M.I.L.R., Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University
M.T.S., Religions of the World, Harvard University
B.A., Mathematics and Philosophy, St. John's College, Annapolis

Research & Area(s) of Expertise

Transnational Bioscience Entrepreneurship, Global Mindset, High-Skilled Immigration, Human Resources in High-Technology Environments, Engineers, Life Scientists, and Medical Professionals