Lite Nartey is an assistant professor in the Sonoco International Business Department, Darla Moore School of Business, at the University of South Carolina. Her research focuses on stakeholder engagement/management, and examines the relationships, contingencies, and dynamics among multinational firms, governments and civil society actors and the implications of these stakeholder dynamics on both firm performance and societal value. Her research context is primarily emerging markets, specifically Africa, and her work seeks to draw strategic and policy implications for international/economic development. Her work has been published in Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly and Strategy Science and has received several academic awards and honors. She received her PhD in management from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She also holds a MSc in management from The Wharton School; a MPA specializing in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy (focus on International Development) from the Robert Wagner School of Public Service, New York University; and a BSc in Biological Sciences from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana.