Dr Mary Leung
About Dr Mary Leung
Dr Mary Leung is a Principal Lecturer in the Economics, Analytic and International Business subject group. She has extensive experiences in teaching and leading courses at undergraduate, postgraduate level. She also supervises a number of PhD students in international business area.
Dr Leung has more than 10 years of academic experience in deliver international business to undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses, including Foundations of International Business; Managing of International Business; International Environments of Business and Research Methods. She has extensive understanding and experience in teaching international students, she has teaching experience in Hong Kong, India and China. Awarded a EU Lifelong Learning Programme for a teaching placement in Madrid, Spain. For many years Dr Leung has engaged a number of course leadership in designing and deliver high quality course to home base students and overseas students through franchises and collaboration partners. She contributed her expertise in transnational education in numbers of course approval and validation events. Before joining Leeds Beckett University Dr Leung has teaching role at the University of Reading and Open University (Hong Kong). She is now link tutor (formerly course leader) of MA International Trade and Finance deliver in China.
Dr. Leung has supervised a number of international PhD students in national identity and consumer behaviour, cross-culture business negotiation in China, financial performance and market servicing services strategy, innovation in developing countries, institutional quality and FDI location choice in least developed countries, national political relationship and corporate political strategy. She also supervised postgraduate dissertation in international business areas. Currently, Dr. Leung is researching in business educational management in transnational education, innovation and international business strategy in emerging markets.
Dr Leung has obtained her PhD from the University of Leeds in International Business and a MSc degree in Fiscal Policy from the University of Bath. Beside study in UK, Dr Leung also received education in Hong Kong. In addition, she holds the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education from Leeds Beckett University, she is also a Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. Recently, she has completed Aurora, women-only programmes organised by the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education and actively engage Aurora events at Leeds Beckett University.
- Teaching both MA/BA International Business and MBA
- International Environments of Business
- Managing of International Business
- Foundations of International Business
Dr Leung's research interest include internationalisation of firms, corporate political strategy, international management, institutional environments, international strategy of SMEs, emerging markets.