Lili Dong is a Ph.D. in international economics. She has been working in international business for 6 years after the undergraduate study. Then she came back to university to pursue the master and Ph.D. degree. She has been teaching in International Business School, Beijing Foreign Studies University since 2003. Her teaching and research focus on international trade and investment, especially the Chinese economy and business. She has been visiting as the guest lecturer or involved in research cooperation in UC Berkeley, Korea, Taiwan, Czech, Poland, and Hungary.
As for personal hobbies, Lili Dong enjoys traveling, swimming, and playing tennis.