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Professor Robert Guang Tian

Business Anthropology

Shantou University

Dr Robert Guang Tian is Director of the Institute of Business Anthropology, China, and Professor of Marketing in the Business School of Shantou University, China. He received a doctoral degree in Social Anthropology from York University, Canada, in 1996, and an MBA degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada, in 1999. He was Professor of Business at the Department of Business Administration at Medaille College, Buffalo, USA, from 2005 to 2013. He has received numerous research grants and published substantial papers and books. He is well-known among academics and scholars in the field of business anthropology around the world.

He has extensive teaching experience in economics, marketing and other fields at Medaille College, Coker College, and Erskine College in the US and Shantou University at both graduate and undergraduate levels with an accumulated 7,800 classroom contact hours experience. Robert has twice been selected for inclusion in "Who's Who among American Teachers", and was awarded Outstanding Faculty Member Award by Shantou University in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, as well as the first rate award for all around quality education by the China National Educational Administration Association in 2013, 2014, and 2015.