Dr. Rongrong Zhang earned B.A. and M.A. from Renmin University of China. In 2021, she completed her Ph.D. in Strategic Management and Organization from Alberta School of Business in Canada. Her research broadly addresses social evaluations of firms (e.g., reputation, legitimacy, and stigma), and how social evaluations interact with emotions to effectuate social change. 


1. Beyond the Feeling Individual: Insights from Sociology on Emotions and Embeddedness,Zhang, R., Voronov, M., Toubiana, M., Vince, R., & Hudson, B,,2023

2. “Stigma beyond levels: Advancing research on stigmatization” ,Zhang R. Wang M.S., Toubiana, M., Greenwood, R. ,, 2021, 15(1), 188-222

3. "Different forms of corporate philanthropy, different effects: A multilevel analysis",Luo, B.N., Xing, L., Zhang, R., Fu, X, & Zhang, Y. ,, 2020, 29(4), 748-762.

4. "Organizational legitimacy",Deephouse, D.L. & Zhang, R. ,,New York: Oxford University Press. 27 June 2018

5. "One belt one road: how could Canadian business get involved in? ", Wei, W., Muralidharan, E., Zhang, R.,,Won the third prize of the 2020 "Excellent Developer" Case Grand Price

6. "Knowledge exploration and innovation: A review and an inverse S-curve proposition",Luo, B.N., Lui, S., Liu, C.-H., & Zhang, R.,, 2018, 24(6): 870–892

7. "Feihe Dairy: A flying crane landing in Canada",Wei, W., Nie, V., Zhang, R., Liu, X.,,Case no. W19180-PDF-ENG,2019-4-30

8. “Win by getting the right people on board: Thoughts on Samsung’s talent management transformation”, Peng, J., Kim, H.-S., Zhang, R., & Huang, X.,, 2015

9. The institutional logics perspective (chapters 4 & 6),Thornton, P., Ocasio, W., & Lounsbury, M. ,, 2020, Hangzhou, China: Zhejiang University Press