Nandini Lahiri is Associate Professor of Management at the Kogod School of Business at American University. Her research lies at the intersection of strategy, international business and technology. She studies the implications of geographic and vertical scope of firms in the context of alliances, R&D and innovation. Her research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science and Journal of International Business Studies. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Her dissertation won the Business Policy and Strategy Best Dissertation Award at the Academy of Management and was a finalist for the Farmer Dissertation Award and the Gunnar Hedlund Dissertation Award awarded by the Academy of International Business and European Academy of International Business, respectively.