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Ed.D., University of Kansas
M.A., Hangzhou University
B.A., Guangzhou Sport University
Li has been interim executive director of the Center for International Studies at OU since 2012, serving as that university’s senior international officer. He also has filled a wide range of other administrative posts at the university. He was the inaugural chair of the Department of Sports Administration in OU’s College of Business for two years, acting associate dean for academic affairs for the College of Health and Human Services for a year, director of the School of Recreation and Sport Sciences from 2002 to 2010, and director of the master’s program in athletic administration in the School of Recreation and Sport Sciences from 2003 to 2010.
Prior to joining the Ohio University administration, Li taught at Georgia Southern University for 11 years and was graduate coordinator of sport management and undergraduate coordinator of sport management in GSU’s Department of Sport Management.
Li is active with a number of national and international professional organizations. He finished his three-year term on the board of the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation in 2012.